The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations hosted a simple ceremony to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year today (13th April). Diplomats and representatives from the Sri Lankan Community were in attendance. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the oil lamp by the distinguished ambassadors present at the event. His Excellency Dr.
A high-level Panel Discussion entitled “Depression: Let’s Talk”- moderated by Dr. Nata Menabde, Executive Director of the WHO Office in New York was held at the United Nations Headquarters on 07th April 2017, to mark the World Health Day.
The overall health policy of Sri Lanka focuses on providing free health services in an equitable manner that benefit the rural poor, vulnerable and post conflict communities, Ambassador and Permanent Representative Dr. Rohan Perera told a large audience at the UN today (20 March 2017).
Sri Lanka actively participated at the Sixty-first Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held at the United Nations in New York from 13 – 24 March 2017. The Priority Theme of this year’s CSW61 is ‘Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work.’
A High-level Meeting was convened by the President of the General Assembly to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disapearances today (17/2) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. H.E. Dr.
The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York celebrated Sri Lanka’s 69th Anniversary of Independence with a reception held yesterday (February 7th). Over 300 high dignitaries including a large gathering of Permanent Representatives, senior officials of the UN and members of the press including senior journalists from the New York Times, CNN, Reuters and the Associated Press among others were present to mark the occasion. Mr.
The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations together with the Sri Lanka community in the Tri State area celebrated Sri Lanka’s 69th anniversary of Independence at the Forest Hill High School in Queens, New York. The event commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag and the singing of the National Anthem in Sinhala and Tamil followed by two minutes silence in remembrance of all who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
Several Sri Lankan Travel Operators are participating in The New York Times Travel Show which is being held from 27th -29th January 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Hon. Arundhika Fernando, Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs of Sri Lanka and H.E. Dr.