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Sri Lanka Mission in New York co-hosts ‘Facets of Sri Lanka’ tourism promotion event with Turkish Airlines and Jetwing Travels

Friday, 17 June 2022

‘Facets of Sri Lanka’, an event showcasing the many lures that Sri Lanka offers to its visitors  was held at the premises of the Sri Lanka Mission to the United Nations in New York on 14 June  2022. 


Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka at the 50th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 13 June 2022

Monday, 13 June 2022

Mr. President,
Sri Lanka has regularly shared our progress and challenges in an open exchange with this Council and other organs of the United Nations. It is in this spirit of transparency, candour and openness that I make this address to the current session of the Council.

The United Nations General Assembly adopts Sri Lanka sponsored resolution to declare March 1st as ‘World Seagrass Day’

Monday, 23 May 2022


The United Nations General Assembly adopted today (23rd May 2022), a Sri Lanka sponsored Resolution A/76/L.56, declaring 1st March as World Seagrass Day. The resolution was adopted by consensus, and co-sponsored by 24 countries.