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“Timelines evolved externally would hinder process of reconciliation”: Sri Lanka’s envoy tell the UN Security Council

Friday, 14 February 2020

“Timelines evolved externally in achieving stated objectives would only seek to hinder the process of reconciliation since they would be bereft of ground realities” emphasized Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Kshenuka Senewiratne during a one day debate at the UN Security Council titled “Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Transitional Justice in conflict and post-conflict situations,” held on 13th February 2020.  She added that when seeking m

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations celebrates the 72nd Anniversary of Independence in New York

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York celebrated Sri Lanka’s 72nd Anniversary of Independence by hosting an evening reception for a large number of foreign diplomats and representatives of the Sri Lanka Community in the tri-state area, civil society, media and artistes on 4th February 2020 at the Mission premises.

Luxembourg keen to enhance economic engagement with Sri Lanka

Friday, 31 January 2020

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn met with the Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena at the Foreign Ministry today for bilateral discussions. Luxembourg extended felicitations to the new Government of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Minister Asselborn, who is the longest serving Foreign Minister in Europe and Dean of the European Foreign Ministers’ corps, is the first European Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka since the election of the new President.

Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn to visit Sri Lanka for bilateral discussions

Thursday, 30 January 2020

The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Mr. Jean Asselborn will arrive in Sri Lanka on 30th January 2020 for bilateral discussions with Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.  This is the first high level official visit from Luxembourg to Sri Lanka since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1972.