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    OVER 17,000 OVERSEAS SRI LANKANS REGISTER ON ‘CONTACT SRI LANKA’

    OVER 17,000 OVERSEAS SRI LANKANS REGISTER ON ‘CONTACT SRI LANKA’

    Over 17,457 Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) had by Saturday noon (28 March), registered on the ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ Online Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Relations. Of these, 6773 are from the Middle East region, 1892 from Europe, 1302 from South Asia, 1028 from North America and over…

    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Coronavirus: Kiwi family stuck in Sri Lanka calls for more government assistance

    Bill Stevenson and his family went to Sri Lanka for a holiday. They are now stranded, and the only guests in an otherwise empty hotel. The Christchurch man is calling on the Government to provide more support to New Zealanders stuck overseas as a result of countries imposing travel…

    Foreign Ministry facilitates outward movement of foreign nationals

    Foreign Ministry facilitates outward movement of foreign nationals

    Arrangements are being made for the smooth return of foreign nationals who are presently in Sri Lanka on tourist and other visa categories. This will be done using both regular flight movements operating through Sri Lanka and also charter flights that may be deployed, as the airport remains…

    All types of visas issued to foreigners extended

    All types of visas issued to foreigners extended

    The Immigration and Emigration Controller General has taken a decision to extend the validity period of all types…

    CAA imposes travel ban on passengers from Italy, S. Korea, Iran to SL

    CAA imposes travel ban on passengers from Italy, S. Korea, Iran to SL

    The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has informed all airlines not to carry passengers to Sri Lanka from Coronavirus…

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Foreign Minister briefs diplomatic community on COVID- 19 preventive measures

    Minister of Foreign Relations Dinesh Gunawardena briefed the Diplomatic community on the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic and…

    43rd Session of the Human Rights Council – High Level Segment Statement by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Foreign Relations

    43rd Session of the Human Rights Council – High Level Segment  Statement by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Foreign Relations

    43rd Session of the Human Rights Council – High Level Segment Statement by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Foreign Relations…

    President of Guinea-Bissau meets PM

    President of Guinea-Bissau meets PM

    President of the Republic of Guinia-Bissau, Umaro Cissoko Embalo, accompanied by Suzi Barbosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of…

    Bilateral talks between two PMs

    Bilateral talks between two PMs

    Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is currently holding discussions with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.PM Rajapaksa was accorded a…

    President meets the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief

    President meets the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief

    The President meeting the Russian Federation’s Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General Oleg Salyukov. Courtesy – News.lk…

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