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Mission of Sri Lanka hosts annual Free Flu Shot for Diplomatic Missions in collaboration with Walgreens Duane Reade Pharmacy

Monday, 04 November 2019

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in New York, in collaboration with Walgreens Duane Reade Pharmacy held its Annual Flu Shot Clinic for Diplomats of the Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York and their families at its premises on Tuesday, 29th October 2019. This is the 4th consecutive year that the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka has organized this service for the Diplomatic Community in New York.

Sri Lanka calls for collective action to address contemporary global challenges

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Addressing the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku, Azerbaijan on 26 October 2019, Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana reaffirmed Sri Lanka's commitment to the founding principles of the Non-Aligned Movement and called for the group's collective attention to the need to address contemporary global challenges, highlighting in particular, poverty and terrorism.

Sri Lanka having paid its dues, calls on the UN to utilize resources in an effective, impartial and transparent manner

Friday, 18 October 2019

Asserting that despite many domestic priorities Sri Lanka has discharged its obligations in paying its assessments to date, the Sri Lanka delegation to the UNGA this week called on the United Nations Secretariat to utilize the available resources received from the Member States in a more effective, impartial and transparent manner, at a time when the Organization is battling its worst financial crisis leading to the implantation of austerity measures and limited operations.