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Media Release - United Nations Special Rapporteur calls on Foreign Minister

PeirisUNSpecThe United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery including its causes and consequences, Tomoya Obokata, who is currently undertaking a visit to Sri Lanka at the invitation of the Government of Sri Lanka, called on Foreign Minister Prof. G.L Peiris on Friday, 26 November, at the Foreign Ministry.

Complete Online Health Declaration Form to get QR Code before Arrival

BIAOnlineHealthFormThe Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) (Private) Limited (AASL) requests passengers travelling to Sri Lanka to complete their online "Health Declaration Form" before landing in order to ease their health check at the airport. Both foreign and local passengers, who wish to visit the country should fill out the form to obtain the QR Code.

Media Release - Foreign Minister stresses importance of collaboration at University of Colombo Annual Research Symposium 2021

PeirisUColForeign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris was the Special Guest at the inauguration of the Annual Research Symposium 2021, at the University of Colombo on November 23. The symposium brings together distinguished academics representing a number of disciplines, and highlights the theme for 2021 – Impartial Research through an Interdisciplinary Approach. The event was also attended by the Acting High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Vinod K. Jacob and notable academics from the Faculty of the university.

Media Release - United Nations ASG Khaled Khiari calls on Foreign Minister

PeirisUNThe UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Political, Peace building and Peace Operations, Khaled Khiari, who is currently undertaking a visit to Sri Lanka, called on Foreign Minister Prof G.L. Peiris, on Tuesday, 23 November 2021 at the Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, the Foreign Minister discussed matters related to Sri Lanka’s post-COVID recovery including the economic challenges in the aftermath of the pandemic and the progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Sri Lanka.

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.