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Passing Away of Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama, former Secretary/Foreign Affairs

admin/ December 13, 2017/ /

It is with deep sorrow that we convey the passing of Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama, former Secretary/Foreign Affairs and former Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand. His remains lie at the “Respect Home” of Jayaratna’s at 483, Bauddhaloka mawatha, Colombo 8. The cremation will be held at 2.30 pm on Friday, 15th December 2017 at Borella Cemetery.    

Notice on the Period of Operation of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No. 5 of 2016

admin/ July 21, 2017/ /

In pursuant to the section four of the above Act the disadvantaged persons who need to recover their immovable property including land due to the thirty year armed conflict in which period they could not claim for their rights are entitled to benefit from this Act within two years period commencing from 26.04.2016. This period will expire on 26.04.2018. To

Invitation for views and observations on Sri Lanka’s draft National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Human Rights

admin/ July 19, 2017/ /

Invitation for views and observations on Sri Lanka’s draft National Report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Human Rights The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a process in which the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States are reviewed periodically. It was introduced when the UN Human Rights Council was created by the United Nations General Assembly

National Reconciliation Policy

admin/ June 20, 2017/ /

National Reconciliation Policy (NRP) was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Sri Lanka on 2nd May 2017. Please click below for the full text National Reconciliation Policy of Sri Lanka – Sinhala National Reconciliation Policy of Sri Lanka – Tamil National Reconciliation Policy of Sri Lanka – English  

Donations for Flood Relief Initiatives

admin/ June 19, 2017/ /

Donations for Flood Relief Initiatives The General Treasury of Sri Lanka has opened a bank account at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in the name of “DST’s Disaster Relief Fund” to collect donations remitted through five foreign currency bank accounts maintained at Sampath Bank of Sri Lanka. Those who wish to make their donations in foreign currencies may remit

Kingdom of Cambodia commences issuing e-visa for tourists from Sri Lanka

admin/ June 15, 2017/ /

A new system of Cambodia’s e-visa is now able to support the requests of tourists from Sri Lanka and other countries. Any traveler can apply for a Cambodian tourist visa from online e-visa  (www.evisa.gov.kh) or from the nearest Embassy, Consulate General or Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of Cambodia

Sri Lanka Flood Situation Report

admin/ May 30, 2017/ /

Due to the heavy rains from 25th May 2019 and landslides which occurred later on Sri Lanka is faced with a natural disaster of very high magnitude. Updated report of the situation as at 29th Amy 2017 is as follows Flood situation as of 1600 on 29th May