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High Commissioner Moragoda participates in ‘Idea Exchange’ programme of the Indian Express PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Friday, 02 September 2022 00:00

The Indian Express newspaper hosted Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda at its ‘Idea Exchange’ programme yesterday (01). The programme was held at the newspaper’s headquarters in Noida. 

This programme, conducted as an exchange of ideas with the senior editorial staff of the Indian Express, features a distinguished personality weekly. As per the format of the programme, the editors pose questions to the guest and a discussion follows. The content of the discussion is carried in a full page of the newspaper every Monday. 

The senior editors of the Indian Express led by Chief Editor Raj Kamal Jha posed several questions to High Commissioner Moragoda at the event. The questions covered Sri Lanka’s present political developments, its economic situation and Indo-Sri Lanka relations at large. The discussion was moderated by senior journalist Shubhajit Roy.

Founded in 1932, The Indian Express is one of the most prominent English daily newspapers in India. 

High Commission of Sri Lanka
New Delhi 
02 September 2022
 
Speaker unveils a portrait of Sir D.B. Jayatilaka at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Sunday, 28 August 2022 07:09

Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena unveiled a portrait of Sir D.B. Jayatilaka, Sri Lanka's first representative to India, today (28) at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi, coinciding with the 80th anniversary of the establishment of modern Indo-Lanka relations. 

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) sending Sir D.B. Jayatilaka as its first Representative to India in 1942. Unveiling the portrait of Sir D.B. Jayatilaka at the Chancery Building comes as one of a series of activities organized by the High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi this year to mark the important anniversary. Earlier, in February, the High Commission named its Chancery Building after Sir D.B. Jayatilaka.

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High Commissioner Moragoda interacts with African envoys concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 18 August 2022 13:03

Continuing the series of engagements with concurrently accredited Diplomatic Missions to Sri Lanka from New Delhi, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda interacted with a group of African Heads of Mission today (18), and briefed them on the present developments in Sri Lanka. The interaction was also to increase Sri Lanka’s engagement with the states in the African continent, particularly in trade and economic spheres. 

This group of Heads of Mission included two Ambassadors, two High Commissioners and five chargés d' affaires who are concurrently accredited or designated to Sri Lanka from New Delhi. A second group of African Heads of Mission is to be hosted at the next interactive session. 

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Government of Austria donates a consignment of essential medicines to Sri Lanka PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 07:33

The Government of Austria yesterday (16) donated to the Government of Sri Lanka a consignment of essential medicines worth of four million Sri Lankan Rupees. 

The consignment, containing 27 essential medicines, which are urgently required in the country, was handed over to the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda by the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Austria in New Delhi Matthias Radosztics at the Sri Lanka High Commission. The Austrian Embassy in New Delhi is concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka. 

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High Commissioner Moragoda chief guest at Independence Day celebrations at O.P. Jindal Global University; Proposes research paper competition to mark 80 years of Indo-Lanka relations PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 10:02

Addressing the students and the faculty of the university, High Commissioner Moragoda extended his warm congratulations to them on the landmark anniversary of India's independence.

Speaking on the legacy based on age-old relations between Sri Lanka and India, he also referred to the fact that year 2022 marks the 80th  anniversary of establishment of official relations between Sri Lanka and India in 1942 with the former sending Sir. D.B. Jayatilaka as its representative to India. 

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