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.
State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe who was on a promotional visit to Italy to enhance Sri Lanka’s exports to the EU under GSP+ concessions and to seek the investment potential at large, met the business community in Milan on 16th October.
The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou facilitated the participation of Sri Lankan SME’s in Trade Fairs in three different cities in Southern China, namely, Nanning (Guangxi province), Dongguan and Guangzhou to create awareness and boost trade for the wide range of products that are manufactured in Sri Lanka.