Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ambassador William Lacy Swing has commended Sri Lanka on its dynamism and perseverance as the Chair of the Colombo Process (CP) which has led to numerous achievements, and steered the CP to a progressive path and to a very good future.
High Commission of India, Colombo organized joint celebration of ITEC Day and International Students’ Day on 28 March. The ITEC alumni and Sri Lankan students who underwent training/studied in India under ITEC scheme and ICCR scholarship scheme of the Government of India gathered to celebrate Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Day (ITEC Day) and the 'International Students Day' at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.
Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Sweden, Damayanthie Rajapakse, concurrently accredited to the Republic of Estonia presented the Letter of Credence to Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia at the President’s office on 21st March.
Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja of France concurrently accredited to the Principality of Andorra presented his letter of credence to President François Hollande as the Co-Prince of Andorra on 3rd March at the Elysée Palace in Paris.
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) held the second edition of ‘Consumer Rights’ Forum, featuring an eminent panel of experts , on 28th March at the Bandaranaike Center for International Studies to mark the ‘Consumer Rights Day’.
Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi organized a trade and investment promotion event on 21st March at the High Commission premises. The main focus of the event was to promote Sri Lanka’s exports and investments among the members of BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event was sponsored by the Department of Commerce Sri Lanka.
Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice and Buddhasasana, visited Ha Noi to deliver the Letter of Invitation from President Sirisena to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for the 14th UN Vesak Day celebration to be held in Sri Lanka in May.
India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo) – 2017 and Buyer Seller Meet organized by the Power loom Development and Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) India, will be held on 27th and 28th March at Hotel Galadari, Colombo.