Month: November 2017

The Joint Press Statement between  the Republic of Korea and  the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka  November 29, 2017, Seoul

  In commemoration of the 40thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, President Maithripala Sirisena of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka made a state visit to the Republic of Korea from November 28 to 30 on the invitation of President Moon Jae-in. In the summit meeting and the state dinner, held on November…

Korean Parliamentarians hail President Sirisena’s efforts in national reconstruction & reconciliation & promotion of human rights

Members of Korean Parliament representing leading political parties lauded the progress made by the Government of Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Sirisena in national reconstruction and reconciliation and promotion of human rights. The representatives of Korea-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt in Seoul…

President Sirisena and President Moon to raise Korea-Sri Lanka friendship to a new high

President Jae-In of Republic of Korea and President Maithripala Sirisena emphatically declared that they would work towards raising the bilateral friendship and cooperation to a new high. They made this declaration at the grand banquet held By President Moon in honour of President Sirisena at Cheong WaDae or the Blue House, the President’s House in…

Seoul Metropolitan Honorary Citizenship for President Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena was conferred with the Honorary Citizenship of Seoul Metropolitan Government. It was conferred by Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government, Park Won-soon at a special ceremony held at the Mayor’s Office in Seoul today (November 30). The mayor said that after establishing the twin city agreement between Seoul and Colombo in 2016, he…

Successful Business Forum in Seoul

A highly successful business forum was held in South Korean capital Seoul today (November 29) with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena. More than 100 Korean delegates and few local representatives on leading companies in the East Asian region took part in the Forum. Around 20 Sri Lankan leading business personalities also attended the event…

President pays respects to the Korean martyrs

President Maithripala Sirisena paid respects to the Korean martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice during three different wars with invading forces. He visited the War Heroes Memorial Tower situated at the National Cemetery in Seoul and he was received by National Cemetery Superintendent, An Suhyun. After a solemn ceremony by military band, the President placed…

President Sirisena’s visit opens a new glorious chapter in bilateral relations – Korean President Moon

President   Moon Jae- in of Republic of Korea said President Maithripala Sirisena’s current visit has resulted in the opening of a new glorious chapter of the bilateral friendship and cooperation between the two countries. The visit takes place in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the…

I’ll never betray the nation – President

President Maithripala Sirisena assured to the Sri Lankan community in South Korea that he would never betray the nation or the country. Addressing the Sri Lankan community in Republic of Korea, he said that he came to power with the pure intention of rectifying the historical errors and to ensure that the people of Sri…

Extraordinary gesture of friendship from President Moon

Unscheduled meeting of two Presidents before official meeting President Maithripala Sirisena received an unexpected warm welcome from Korean President Moon Jae-In today (Nov 28), a day ahead of the scheduled official meeting. President Sirisena, who arrived in Seoul this morning visited the famous Buddhist place of worship, Jogyesa Temple and was surprised to find President…

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