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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.


Ever Ace docked at Colombo Port

EverAceCMBThe world’s biggest container ship, the Ever Ace docked at the Colombo Port on Tuesday (October 05) on the return of her maiden voyage Evergreen’s Ever Ace is the first in the line’s 23,992 TEU class container ships. The A-type vessel is around 400 m in length and 61.5 m wide, has a design draft of 14.5 m and can cruise at speeds up to 22.6 knots.

Media Release - Indian Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla concludes his successful visit to Sri Lanka

IndianSec1The Indian Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla concluded his first official visit to Sri Lanka on 5 October 2021 following productive bilateral engagements with the Sri Lankan  dignitaries. During the 3 day visit, Foreign Secretary Shringla called on the President, Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and the Foreign Minister.

Media Release - Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

ForminSealIndian Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 2nd to 5th October 2021at the invitation of the Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage. The visit will contribute towards consolidating the longstanding multifaceted relations and enhance bilateral partnerships between the two countries.