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State Minister Eran Wickramaratne attends First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax in New York

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister of Finance is representing Sri Lanka at the First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, which commenced at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 14th February 2018. 

Sri Lanka chocolate features prominently at Le Salon du chocolat at the United Nations in New York

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN participated at the popular Le Salon du Chocolat (II) event organized by the Arab Ladies at the UN together with the Permanent Mission of Dominica. The event was held at the United Nations Head Quarters in New York, with all proceeds from the sale of chocolates (through a system of coupons) being donated to support the island of Dominica devastated by hurricane Maria in September 2017.  

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka hosts diplomatic reception to celebrate 70th Anniversary of Independence

Thursday, 08 February 2018

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York celebrated Sri Lanka’s 70th Anniversary of Independence with a diplomatic reception held on 07 February 2018. Over 200 high dignitaries including a large and representative gathering of Permanent Representatives, senior officials of the UN, Sri Lankan professionals and members of the press among others, were present to mark the occasion.

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka celebrates Christmas in New York

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York hosted a Christmas celebration for Sri Lankan community members on 27th December 2017 at the Mission premises. The event commenced with a welcome address by H.E. Dr. Rohan Perera, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, followed by a short sermon by Rev. Fr. Hashendra.