Ceylon Tea was promoted at a “Tea Festival” organized by the Royal Botanical Garden in Burlington, Ontario, in partnership with the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Toronto and the Tea Association of Canada, held on 4th - 5th November at the Royal Botanical Garden in Burlington.
The World Health Organization has started the new Global Program to eliminate Tuberculosis from the world by year 2030 and the first global summit of health ministers will be held on 16th- 17th November at the Russian capital Moscow.
Sujeewa Senasinghe, State Minister of International Trade met Ms. Nelly Rodi, delegate of President of Chamber Commerce and Industry (CCI)-Paris and officials of CCI during his visit to Paris recently.
As the Special Envoy of President Maithripala Sirisena, who paid his personal respects on the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October last year, Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana together with Mrs. Stella Marapana attended the Royal Cremation ceremony held on 26th October 2017.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw, Poland, in collaboration with the Warsaw Hilton, the Colombo Hilton, the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, and Qatar Airways organized a Sri Lankan food festival at the MEZA Restaurant of the Warsaw Hilton Hotel and Convention Center recently.
Director General of World Food Programme (WFP) Italia Tiziana dell’Orto met with Consul General of Sri Lanka in Milan, Pradeepa Saram on 24th October to seek patronage of the Sri Lankan expatriate community, Associations, and well-wishers in Milan for “Sri Lanka School Meals Programme “initiated by WFP Italia.
A parliamentary delegation led by the Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka paid an official visit to St. Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, held from 14th -18th October.
Soon after being re-elected General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping on Wednesday presented the new CPC central leadership to the press and laid down a roadmap for the next five years.