Last update:Mon, 06 Dec 2021

Media Release - Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Periris updates incoming EU mission on progress on matters of relevance in EU-Sri Lanka cooperation

PeirisEUForeign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris welcomed the constructive, cordial and regular engagement between Sri Lanka and the European Union (EU) in a meeting with a five-member delegation from the EU on Friday 1st October 2021 at the Foreign Ministry. The EU mission to Sri Lanka was led by Senior Advisor, Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission, Nikolaos Zaimis, and Head of Division for South Asia of the European External Action Service (EEAS), Ioannis Giogkarakis-Argyropoulos.

Media Release - Foreign Minister Peiris seeks enhanced market access for Sri Lankan exports in Brazil

PeirisBrazilForeign Minister G.L.Peiris has sought greater access in the burgeoning Brazilian market for Sri Lankan export products. The Minister made this request during a meeting with the Ambassador of Brazil to Sri Lanka Sergio Luiz Canaes at the Foreign Ministry on 29 September 2021. Foreign Minister Peiris, welcoming Ambassador Canaes conveyed Sri Lanka’s strong commitment to forge closer relations with Brazil in diverse areas of bilateral interest.

Media Release - Sri Lanka’s continuing close and cordial relations with the UK is desirable and potentially productive

PeirisUKHighComForeign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris received High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Sri Lanka, Sarah Hulton, and conducted an open and wide-ranging discussion in Colombo on Tuesday, 28.09.2021. During the engagement, Minister Peiris and the UK Envoy discussed several key issues pertaining to the close bilateral relationship between the two countries.