Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage (PhD) assumed duties as the Secretary to the Foreign Ministry today (14 August) following the appointment to the position by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C. in coordination with the Buddhist Viharaya in Washington D.C. organized a ‘Buddha Pooja’ and ‘Dhamma Sermons’ to observe the ‘Vassana Dhamma Programme2020’ and to invoke blessings on new Government, people of Sri Lanka and those affected by COVID-19 at the Buddhist Viharaya in Washington D.C. on 09thAugust 2020.
Foreign Relations Minister Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena and the Minister for International Trade of the UK Hon. Ranil Jayawardena discussed stepping up bilateral trade and investment and expanding the areas of cooperation during a teleconference yesterday, 23 July 2020. It was the first official interaction between the two Ministers.
The Working Group appointed by Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena to assess the current status of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals presented their report to the Minister on Thursday, 23 July 2020.