Welcome to Sri Lanka Embassy in Norway

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Consular Services

Public Opening Hours and Telephone Inquiries   

Monday - Friday from 9.00 am to 12:30 pm.

No prior appointments - First come first served basis.

For instructions on your specific requirements please visit the relevant pages of the Consular services.

 

IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASES
 Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms

Online Submission for Design of Reconciliation Mechanisms Now Live

The Consultations Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms, appointed by the Prime Minister, has opened online submissions in order to seek the views of stakeholders, experts and the general public on the design of the reconciliation mechanisms.

The reconciliation mechanisms planned by the Government of Sri Lanka include an Office of Missing Persons; a Truth, Reconciliation, Justice and Non-Recurrence Commission, an accountability mechanism and an Office of Reparations.

The online submission questionnaire is now live on the tri-lingual website of the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms, www.scrm.gov.lk “. In additional to the online submissions process, face-to-face consultations will take place in all districts of the Island via town-hall meetings, focus group discussions and structured interviews.

Media Release issued  by the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms on the Appointment of the Secretary-General to the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms.

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Tamil version

English version

Latest News

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

Bank:   DNB

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

 0278 Oslo

 Tel: 23136950

 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Currency Account Number
LKR 1029 6000 2000
USD 5029 6000 2000
GBP 5029 6100 2000
EUR 5029 6900 2000
AUD 5029 6600 2000
JPY 5029 6400 2000

 

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Media Statement: Japan-Sri Lanka Summit Meeting

Japan-SL

Media Statement

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.

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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
Colombo

27 May 2016

 

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