Immediate Donation of Funds for the Flood Victims in Sri Lanka
The humanitarian situation which had arisen in the country due to the prevailing rains for several days, leading to floods and landslides causing deaths and displacements of people. Relief and rescue operations in regard to the situation is being conducted by the agencies of the Government.
The Government of Sri Lanka is seeking immediate assistance, in funds, in support of the victims for purchasing emergency items for relief. The donors and well-wishers can contribute cash by crediting the undermentioned bank Account of the Embassy.
An official receipt will be issued by the Embassy to donors which can be scanned and send to their emails if the name, amount and email address is sent to the Embassy email after depositing funds at the Embassy account. The original receipt can be collected, at the Embassy.
Embassy Account No. 7058.05.77.189
Donors can also visit the Embassy on weekdays during office hours to deposit funds in the Embassy account.
The address of the Embassy is as follows:
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Sjølyst Plass 4
Embassy of Sri Lanka
20 May 2016
Account Information for Disaster Relief Monetary Donations
The Government of Sri Lanka has set up Bank Accounts to which monetary donations for Disaster Relief may be sent by well-wishers in local and foreign currency. Monetary Donations may be also made at your nearest Sri Lanka Embassy / Mission.
Details of the Accounts set up are indicated below:-
Account Name: Disaster Relief Fund - DST
Bank: Sampath Bank
Swift Code: BSAMLKLX
Beneficiary: Government of Sri Lanka
Bank Code: 7278
Branch Code: 029
Branch Name: Corporate Branch
Branch Address: Sampath Centre, 110 Sir James Peiris Mawatha, Colombo 2. SRI LANKA
Bank Telephone: +94 11 2358358
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Media Statement: Japan-Sri Lanka Summit Meeting
Japan-Sri Lanka Summit Meeting
May 28, 2016
On May 28, 2016, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan and H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, held a bilateral summit meeting in Nagoya, Japan, following the Outreach Meeting during the G7 Ise-Shima Summit.
State Secretary of Norway to visit Sri Lanka
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Tore Hattrem, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from 31 May - 2 June 2016.
The State Secretary will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs on 31 May where discussions are expected to take place on follow-up to the visit in January this year of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.
State Secretary Hattrem will also meet the Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan, Minister for development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama, Minister for Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Rauff Hakeem, and the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Reconciliation Mechanisms Mano Tittawella. He will visit Jaffna on 1st June where he will meet the Governor of the Northern Province Reginald Cooray and Chief Minister Justice C.V. Wigneswaran.
He had served as Ambassador to Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2010.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
27 May 2016