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Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations

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Email: prun.newyork@mfa.gov.lk

Permanent Representative


Vesak Day Almsgiving hosted at Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in New York

Tuesday, 14 May 2024

Celebrating the significance of Vesak week, the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in New York hosted an almsgiving to the Buddhist Monks in the Tri-State area on 14th May 2024.  20 monks representing Buddhist Viharas around New York, which included New York Buddhist Vihara, Staten Island Buddhist Vihara Meditation Center & Healing Garden, New Jersey Buddhist Vihara, Long Island Buddhist Meditation Centre, the New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Centre, Mahamevna Buddhist Meditation Centers of New York & New Jersey and Connecticut Meditation Center/Connecticut Buddhist Vihara graced the occasion and blessed the Ambassador and the mission team for their continued progress.

Sri Lanka Mission in New York hosts “Sri Lanka in Focus 2024” photographic exhibition

Friday, 26 April 2024

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York welcomed the New York-based diplomatic corps to the Opening of the “Sri Lanka in Focus” 2024 photographic exhibition on 25 April 2024, held in association with the America-Sri Lanka Photographic Art Society of Los Angeles and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB). This exhibition was also facilitated under the Economic Diplomacy Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.This event showcased over 80 images capturing the natural beauty, wildlife, and rich heritage of Sri Lanka. The exhibition was open to the public on 26th April 2024.