At the Annual “Clearing the Path” Gala 2016 organized by The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) of Washington D.C., Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and its handler Lance Corporal Nawarathne of the Sri Lanka Army Engineers Humanitarian Demining Unit, were...
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera called for the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) to move into a new era of dynamism, when he addressed the 16th Council of Ministers Meeting (CoMM) of IORA held on 27th October 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. In his address,...
On 13 January 2017, the Colombo Process (CP) Member States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Organization of Migration (IOM), operationalising a self-funding funding mechanism...
H.E. Ravinatha Aryasinha, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, highlighted the key developments following the inauguration-in-office of H.E. the President, and reflected on the...
GENEVA (ILO News) – On 12 January 2016, the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime...
Sri Lanka said that it supports the establishment of a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) in 2017, within the framework of the Convention on Certain...
Public Holidays for Sri Lanka Mission in Geneva - 2017
|1.||04 February||Saturday||National Day of Sri Lanka|
|2.||14 April||Friday|| Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day
|3.||17 April||Monday||Easter Monday|
|4.||10 May||Wednesday||Vesak Full Moon Poya Day|
|5.|| 25 May
|6.||5 June||Monday||Whit Monday|
|7.||26 June||Monday||Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramazan Festival Day)|
|8.||01 August||Tuesday||Swiss National Day|
|9.||01 September||Friday||Eid al-Adha|
|10.||7 September||Thursday||Jeune Genevois|
|11||18 October||Wednesday||Deepavali Festival Day|
|12||25 December||Monday||Christmas Day|