High Commission of Sri Lanka of the Republic of Seychelles celebrated the 69th Anniversary of Independence Day of Sri Lanka at the Official Residence on 4th February which was attended by around 150 Sri Lankans.
Sri Lankan Embassy in Stockholm together with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated at the “Tourest - 2017”, the Estonian Travel Fair which was held in Tallinn, Estonia on 10th, 11th and 12th February. This is the first time Sri Lanka participated at this Travel show and the first Tourism Promotion activity conducted by Sri Lanka in the Baltic Region.
At a well-attended ceremony at the Pacific Club of Hawaii, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam extended a warm welcome to Bede Dhammika Cooray as the new Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka for the state of Hawaii. The presentation of the commission of appointment to the new Honorary Consul was preceded by a celebration to commemorate the 69th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka with the participation of senior representatives of the Hawaiian administration, judiciary, diplomatic community, U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), East West Center, Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) as well as the Sri Lankan American community.
Forty seven Sri Lankan companies, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines participated at the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) 2017 which is one of the largest travel and tourism exhibitions held in India. Galadari Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Kingsbury Hotel, Jet Wing Travels (Pvt.) Ltd., Aitken Spence Travels, Walkers Tours Ltd. and B.O.C Travels were also among the participants at this key event, held in New Delhi from 15th to 17th of February.