Last update:Mon, 21 Nov 2022

Media Release - Foreign Minister Peiris underscores the need to strengthen economic ties with Bangladesh

PeirisPakistanForeign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has highlighted the importance Sri Lanka attaches to strengthening relations with Bangladesh especially economic cooperation. The Minister made this observation during a courtesy call by the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Mr. Tareq Md. Ariful Islam at the Foreign Ministry on 07 October.

Media Release - Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris co-chairs meeting with Minister Namal Rajapaksa on upgrading the digitalization of Consular Services at the Foreign Ministry

PeirisDigitForeign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris co-chaired a meeting with the Minister of Youth & Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and Monitoring & State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development Namal Rajapaksa, at the Foreign Ministry on 06 October 2021. State Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market Diversification Piyankara Jayaratne and State Minister of State Minister of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish & Prawn Farming, Fishery Harbour Development, Multi day Fishing Activities and Fish Exports Kanchana Wijesekera participated in the meeting.

Media Release - Sri Lanka-Saudi Arabia cooperation in multiple spheres emphasized during courtesy call on Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris by the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia

PeirisSaudiAmbForeign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris welcomed the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka, Abrul Nasser Al Harthy, at the Foreign Ministry on 01 October 2021. The Foreign MInister extended his warm greetings and recalled the excellent, long-standing and friendly relations, that exist between the two countries and acknowledged with gratitude the courtesies extended by the Saudi-Arabian government to the Sri Lankan Muslim community during the Hajj annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the holiest city for Muslims and also for the annual date donation to Sri Lanka during the holy month of Ramadan.