Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena led the Sri Lankan delegation to the informal meeting of the Council of Ministers of the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on 24 September 2020. The annual event, which traditionally takes place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, was convened in virtual […]

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At the outset, I congratulate Your Excellency Volkan Bozkir on being elected as the President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. We wish you success and assure you of our fullest cooperation. I take this opportunity to extend our appreciation to His Excellency Prof. Tijani Muhammad- Bande, for his effective stewardship […]

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Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage was interviewed on Swarnavahini’s “Mahajana Sevaya Pinisai” on 21st September 2020. The Foreign Secretary outlined the special services provided by Sri Lanka Missions overseas and the repatriation process of the Government, in the midst of the COVID pandemic.

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State Minister of Regional Co-operation Tharaka Balasuriya was interviewed on News 1st NEWSLINE with  Faraz Shauketaly on TV1 on 02 September 2020. The State Minister speaks of the Government’s initiatives for the welfare and safe repatriation of Sri Lankans overseas and plans for furthering regional cooperation.

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emphasized that he will take the country towards prosperity while safeguarding the people and protecting the sovereignty of the country without succumbing to any force. People gave a resounding victory to the Government at the recently concluded General Election. The Government aspires to serve the public while ensuring the public trust said […]

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