President Maithripala Sirisena attends BIMSTEC and BRICS Outreach Summit in India
President Sirisena attended the BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand Economic Cooperation) Summit meeting held in Goa, India. The Leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries were invited to attend the “BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) – BIMSTEC Outreach Summit” that was held at the same time in Goa.
During his stay in Goa, President Sirisena had bilateral discussions with the Prime Minister of India, Nepal and Bhutan, the President of China and the State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar.
President Maithripala Sirisena visits Thailand
President Sirisena visited Thailand to attend the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) meeting. He was receicved by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in Bangkok.
President Maithripala Sirisena at the 71st Session of UNGA
President Maithripala Sirisena attending the United Nations General Assemly in New York addressed the 71st Session on 21.9.2016.
The Embassy hosted an Eid Ul Adha Celebration in the evening on 30th September 2016 at the Red Cross Hall in Oslo. Sri Lanka expatriates belonging to all the communities were invited to the dinner by the Ambassador and Staff.
Ambassador Palipane welcomed the guests and said that it was a happy occasion for the Sri Lankan community to meet in fridenship and harmony. He emphasised the policy of the government towards reconciliation and urged the Sri Lanka expatriates in Norway to visit Sri Lanka.
Embassy of Sri Lanka