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Public Notice

ForminSealPlease be informed that due to a breakdown of the Electronic Document Attestation System (e-DAS) in the Consular Affairs Division of the Foreign Ministry, attestation services during the past week were disrupted resulting in long delays in providing services. In addition, the Branch Attestation System at the Regional Consular Offices and Sri Lanka Missions overseas are also affected. The Foreign Ministry regrets the inconvenience caused to the public in this regard.


Have Yala National Park on your bucket list while travelling to Sri Lanka!

 Yala7Make sure you have Yala National Park on your bucket list while travelling to Sri Lanka. Yala National Park has a protected area of nearly 130.000 hectares of land consisting of light forests, scrubs, grasslands, tanks and lagoons. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird species and amongst its famous residents are world’s biggest concentration of leopards, majestic elephants, sloth bears, sambars, jackals, spotted deer, peacocks and crocodiles. The best time to visit Yala is between February and July when the water levels of the park are quite low, bringing animals into the open

Media Release - Appointment of the High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Sri Lanka

PrezSAAmbThe Government of the Republic of South Africa with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Sandile Edwin Schalk as the High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. (Ms.) Robina P. Marks. He has presented credentials to H.E. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka on 16 November 2021 at 10.30 a.m. at President’s House, Colombo 01.

Foreign Ministry, Colombo, 16 November, 2021

Media Release - Appointment of Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka

PrezJapanAmpThe Government of Japan with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Hideaki Mizukoshi as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. Akira Sugiyama. He has presented credentials to H.E. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka on 16 November 2021 at 10.30 a.m. at President’s House, Colombo 01.

Foreign Ministry, Colombo, 16 November, 2021

Media Release - Appointment of Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to Sri Lanka

PrezThaiAmbThe Government of the Kingdom of Thailand with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Poj Harnpol as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to Sri Lanka in Succession of H.E. (Ms.) Chulamanee Chartsuwan. He has presented credentials to H.E. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka on 16 November 2021 at 10.30 a.m. at President’s House, Colombo 01.

Foreign Ministry, Colombo, 16 November, 2021