Last update:Tue, 01 Aug 2023

Media Release - Sri Lanka and the UK acknowledge multifaceted partnership at meeting between Foreign Minister and British Minister for South Asia Lord Ahmad

PeirisUK1Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris highlighted the ‘unique, multifaceted partnership’ enjoyed by Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom, founded upon shared democratic traditions and historical affinities. The Minister made these remarks at a meeting with Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Minister of State for South Asia, the United Nations and the Commonwealth of the UK on Tuesday 18 January at the Foreign Ministry. Reciprocating the sentiments, Lord Ahmad acknowledged the abiding nature of the partnership which offers impetus for cooperation.

Media Release - Sri Lanka condemns terrorist attacks in United Arab Emirates

ForminSealThe Government of Sri Lanka unequivocally condemns the terrorist attack on civilian facilities in UAE which resulted in deaths of several civilians. We convey our deepest condolences to the  families of the victims and to the people and government of the UAE. Sri Lanka reiterates the need for continued vigilance against the ever present and evolving threat of terrorism which harms global  peace and security.