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Revision of Consular fees

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Colombo Bridal Week

Colombo Bridal Week organised by M/S GIDA International ( PVT), Ltd in partnership with National Gem and Jewellery Authority of Sri Lanka ( the government regulatory authority established to develop gem and Jewellery industry in Sri Lanka ) w... Read More

Expression of Interest- Operation of Indo-Lanka Ferry Service between Colombo and Tuticorin

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LULU OMAN HOSTS ‘SRI LANKAN DELIGHTS’

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Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence in the Sultanate of Oman

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Presentation of Credentials - Republic of Yemen

H.E.the Ambassador M.K. Pa... Read More

Calling for Expression of Interest ( EOI)

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Invitation for Bids- Sale of Heavy Mineral Sands

Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd ( LMSL), which is a fully Government owned Company under the purview of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka invites sealed bids from local and international parties who are interested in buying dry Ilmenite available at their factory in Pulmoddai, Sri Lanka.

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Request for Proposal- Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation

Based on a Cabinet Decision, the Government of Sri Lanka under the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation is calling for Request for Proposal ( RFP) from the National and International Bidders who can construct and finance 50,000 Brick and Mortar type permanent houses for the conflict affected Northern and Eastern provinces.


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Ambassador calls on Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations

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Invitation for Expression of Interest- Investment in Beach Mineral Sand Based Value Added Products

Invitation for Expression of Interest- Investment in Beach Mineral Sand Based Value Added Products

Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd( LMSL), which comes under the purview of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, has published the followingRead More

Collection of Biometrics from Passport Applicants Applying Through Sri Lanka Diplomatic Missions

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Bid Notice Advertisement

Bid Notice Advertisement for Supply of Coal for Lakwijaya Power Plant under Spot and Term Tenders

The Chairman/ Managing Director of Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee(SCAPC) under the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has invited sealed... Read More

Notice- Ministry of Justice

Notice on the Period of Operation of the Prescription� ( Special Provisions) Act No. 05 of 2016.

In pursuant to section four of the above act, the disadvantaged... Read More

Oman offers scholarships to SL students for the first time

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Government of Oman Scholarships for Sri Lankan students - 2017-2018

For the first time in history, the Government of Oman has offered two scholarships to the

Sri Lankan students for the academic year 20... Read More

Invitation for an interaction with Hon. N.M.M.K. Nanayakkara, Deputy Minister of Foreign Employment

Hon N.M.M.K. Nanayakkara, Deputy Minister of Foreign Employment, who will be on an official visit to Oman, wishes to meet the Sri Lankan community in Muscat on 12th August 2017. Read More

Expression of Interest- Basnagoda Reservoir

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Invitation for Bids- Special Task Force ( Sri Lanka Police)

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Donations/Assistance to Flood Victims in Sri Lanka

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Statement by the Cabinet of Ministers - 13 June 2017

�The Cabinet of Ministers adopted on 13th June 2017 a Statement directing law enforcement authorities and the Attorney General to take immediate action against instigators and perpetrators of violence and hate speech against religious and ethnic groups.

The statement can be accessed at the following link;

http://www.mfa.gov.lk/index.php/en/media/statements/7028-com-13j

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Government Approves Historic National Policy on Reconciliation and Coexistence

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LuLu in Sri Lanka

UAE based retail giant LuLu group yesterday inaugurated its world class food procession and export unit in Katunayake. Southern Development and Law and Order Minister Sagala Rathnayake was the Chief Guest of the event. Minister Naveen Dissanayake, State Minister Eran Wickramaratne and Chairmen of LuLu Group M.A. Yus... Read More

LuLu Group chief meets Sri Lankan Prime Minister

The UAE-based retail and leisure giant LuLu Group entered Sri Lanka by opening a US $ 8 million food packaging facility in the Katunayake Export Processing Zone on May 17th to supply LuLu operations worldwide. LuLu Group Chairman and Managing Director Yusuff Ali met with Prime Minister ... Read More

Retail giant LuLu launches food processing and export facility in Sri Lanka

The UAE based retail giant LuLu Group on Wednesday inaugurated it state-of-th... Read More

PIM MBA in Oman: A Sri Lankan pride

It was indeed memorable to organise an inauguration of a brand new MBA batch at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in Muscat, Oman. It was encouraging to see the spirit of Sri Lankans in Oman who actively supported our endeavour in bringing in the management learning to Muscat with what we call, ‘global reach with local roots’. I... Read More

Open Competitive Examination for Recruitment to Grade III of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service - 2016 (2017)

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Lanka Orix Leasing takes stake in Pak Oman Microfinance Bank

Lanka Orix Leasing Company (LOLC), Sri Lanka’s second largest non... Read More

A Delegation of Oman NDC Visits Air Force Headquarters

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Omani NDC delegation meets Defence Secretary

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NDC Delegation from Oman Arrives

A delegation of 17 service personnel from the National Defence College (NDC) in the Sultanate of Oman, headed by Air Commodore Nasser Juma Mohamed, Strategic Director of the NDC as part of their familiarization tour in the curriculum, arrived in Sri Lanka Friday (17) eveni... Read More

LKI hosts Foreign Policy Round Table with National Defence College of Oman

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H E Gen Nuamani receives Sri Lankan ambassador,

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Sri Lanka Investment & Business Conclave 2017

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Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs on TBY Oman 2017

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

TBY talks to Hon. Mangala Sama... Read More

Inauguration of the Stassen Tea Lounge at Al Falaj

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TRAVEL POINT- NEW GENERAL SALES AGENT OF SRILANKAN HOLIDAYS

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Extension of Deadline for Submissions on Reconciliation Mechanisms

The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms has informed that they will recieve and consider all submissions made upto 10 August 2016.

Please refer the announcements/notices indicating the new deadline on 10th August 2016 in Sinhala, Tamil and Engli... Read More

The 16th edition of the World Export Development Forum (WEDF) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 12th to 13th October 2016

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Large number of Omani firms to participate in World Export Development Forum in Sri Lanka

A large number of Omani companies are expected to take part in the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), the flagship event of the Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC), to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 12-13 October, 2016. Read More

Call for submissions from diaspora organisations

Call for submissions from diaspora organisations

The Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms is calling for submissions from diaspora organisations on the design of structures, processes and measures for truth, accountability, reparations and non-recurre... Read More

Invitation for Bids- Port of Colombo

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Business delegation from Oman visits showpiece Altair site in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s showpiece high-rise residential development Altair has ignited serious investor interest in Oman, following a recent sales visit targeted at high net worth individuals in the Sultanate.


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Flow of investments from Oman to Sri Lanka on the upswing


A large number of Omanis are turning to Sri Lanka to invest in property, infrastructure development and the farming sector, officials said.

Speaking to Times of Oman, Anselm Perera, CEO of Business Process Outsourcing Services LLC (BPOS) Oman, who coordinated one such delegation, claimed Sri Lanka became a good place for investors after the civil war ended on May 18, 2009.

“Since then, we have seen a surge in investors from around the globe,” he no... Read More

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 ... Read More

Donations for Flood Relief in Sri Lanka

Thousands of people have been displaced while many have lost their lives following continuous rain prevailing over the last few days throughout the Island. 242,152 persons have been displac... Read More

Sultanate a major tourism market in Middle East for Sri Lanka

The sultanate is an established market for Sri Lankan tourism with 14,216 Omanis travellers visiting the country last year, Ajantha Rathnayake, assistant director, Sri Lanka Touri... Read More

Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court receives Ambassador of Sri Lanka

Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court received in his office yesterday M. K. Pathmanaathan, ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate.
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" Adopt a Village Initiative"

Adopt a Village Market

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Sri Lanka expects 20,000 tourists from Oman this year

Sri Lanka expects 20,000 tourist arrivals from Oman in 2016, according to Deepal Pallegangoda, Country Manager Oman, Mihin Lanka, talking during a Sri Lanka Tourism road show at Al Falaj Hotel on Sunday.
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Mihin Lanka increases Muscat-Colombo flight frequencies

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Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival- 15th April 2016

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Buddha Rashmi National Vesak Festival- 21-25 May 2016

In view of celebrating the Vesak festival in May this year, the Gangaramaya Temple togehter with the Hon. Prime Minister's Office is organising a " Buddha Rashmi National Vesak Festival-2016" to be held from 21... Read More

World Export Development Forum( WEDF) BMICH Colombo, 12th to 13th October 2016

The 16th World Export Development Forum( WEDF), the annual flagship event of the International Trade Centre ( ITC) will be held for the first time in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 12th to 13th October 2016.

The theme for the forum is Trade for Success: Connect, Compete and Change". The forum is expected to provide a platfor... Read More

68th Independence Day Celebrations of Sri Lanka- 4th February 2016

On the occasion of the 68th Independence Day of Sri Lanka, the Embassy organized a flag hoisting ce... Read More

Build Sri Lanka Housing & Construction Expo 13-15th May 2016 at BMICH

The Chamber of Construction Industry, as the apex representative body of all the stakeholders of construction industry in Sri Lanka is organizing Build Sri Lanka, Housing & Construction Expo fr... Read More

Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2016- 8th to 10th March 2016, Colombo

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (CCC) in association with the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Ministryof Foreign Affairs, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Export Development Board and the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau(SLCB) will be organizing “Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2016: from 8th to 10th March 2016 Read More

Sinhala and Tamil New Year in Oman

Festival of Spring and Harvest

There is much significance to the Sinhala New Year and their traditional activities. In Oman, the annual Sinhala Tamil New Year was held with much fanfare at the Muscat Club Grounds in Al Wadi Al Kabir recently. Four main Sri Lankan ethnic communities namely Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim and Burgher took part in the fest... Read More

OCCI keen to invest in big Sri Lankan projects

The Chairman of the Omani Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. Said Saleh Said Al Kiyumi, who visited the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce during this week said, Oman is ready to look at ‘BIG’ Sri Lankan proje... Read More

The ETA visa processing fee has been revised with effect from 28.12.2015 midnight

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Ramadhan keeps humanity together

Saturday 19th, July 2014 / 21:21 Written byKabeer Yousuf

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MoU on employment, training signed

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MUSCAT — The Ministry of Manpower yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on employment and training with
the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and
Welfare to promote and reinforce cooperation between the two countries.
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Oman-Sri Lanka pact on manpower training

June 23, 2014
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The sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare.

H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Abdullah al Bakri, Minister of Manpower signed the pact from Omani side while Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare signed on behalf of the Sri Lankan government.

The release stated that the agre... Read More

Thai Pongal Celebration - 21.02.2014

In collaboration of Embassy of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan Community Social Club in Muscat organized the Thai Pongal Celebration at the Embassy premises on 21st February 2014 with the participation of the staff members of Sri Lankan Embassy and the Sri Lankan community.

After lighting the Traditional Oil Lamp, we...

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National Day Diplomatic Reception - 09.02.2014

To mark the 66th Anniversary of the National Day of Sri Lanka a diplomatic reception was held at “Afrah Ballroom” of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Muscat on 9th February 2014 from 7.30 p.m – 9.30 p.m with the participation of about 400 dignitaries including Ambassadors, Deputy Heads of Missions, senior officials of the Omani Foreign Ministry, members of the Sri Lankan communities, and other communities and Embassy Staff.

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66th National Day Celebrations on 4th February 2014 at the Residence of H.E. the Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Oman.

Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Sultanate of Oman celebrated 66th National Day on February 04th on a grand scale under the patronage of His Excellency Asoka Girihagama, Ambassador for Sri Lanka.
The celebration commenced at 10.30 am at the Residence of the Ambassador by hoisting the National flag while playing Magul Bera and singing the National Anthem. Over 500 Sri Lankan community members including community leaders attended the function.

The audience observed two-minutes silence i... Read More

Sri Lanka Social Club building on the anvil

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Muscat: The Sri Lankan Social Club will soon have its own building in Muscat, Asoka Girihagama, the south Asian contry's Ambassador to Oman sa... Read More

12/3/2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM DIPLOMATIC CHARITY BAZAAR TO BE HELD IN MUSCAT AFTER 12 YEARS


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The Ambassadors’ Wives Group on Monday announced the holding of the Diplomatic Charity Bazaar 2013 at a press conference held at the Sri Lankan ambassador’s residence.

The event will be held at the Afrah Ballroom in Grand Hyatt Muscat on December 7, and it will be inaugurated by H H Sayyida Dr Muna bint Fahd al Said.

All the proceeds from the event will go to the Association for the Welfare of Handicapped Children.

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Oman's diplomatic ladies raise funds for children with disabilities


Muscat: Over 20 embassies came together on Saturday for the Diplomatic Charity Bazaar which raised money for the Association for the Welfare of Handicapped Children.

The Ambassadors' Wives Group event, which was inaugurated by Her Highness Sayyida Muna bint Fahad Al Said, featured food stalls and handicrafts as well as performances by different cultural groups such as Sri Lankan and Lebanese school children and young Palestinian men. There was also a raffle draw which raised mon... Read More

PRODUCTS FROM 23 NATIONS DISPLAYED AT CHARITY BAZAAR IN MUSCAT

Muscat Daily staff writer
December 08, 2013
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In an attempt to build stronger ties among nations and help the needy in Oman, the Ambassadors’ Wives Group hosted a Diplomatic Charity Bazaar at Grand Hyatt Muscat on Saturday.

The event was held after 12 years and 23 embassies had presence at the venue exhibiting products from their countries.

The day-long event also witnessed cultural performances from countries such as Indonesia, Lebanon, India, ... Read More

Corona Virus Infection

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Trade Exhibition parallel to CHOGM

The Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka along with the Export Development Board are organizing an Exhibition to promote trade tourism and investment.

The exhibition is scheduled to be held from 13 - 17 November 2013 to coincide with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and other associated Commonwealth events. Read More

Poson Celebration - 21.06.2013

Poson Poya day was celebrated in Muscat on 21st June 2013, at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Community Social Club, Muscat. Members of the Sri Lankan Community living in Muscat, including members of other faiths attended.

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Vesak Celebration 23.05.2013 – 02.06.2013.

To mark the 65th Anniversary of the National Day of Sri Lanka a diplomatic reception was held at “the Majan Ballroom” of the Al Bustan Palace Hotel on 9th March 2013 from 7.30 p.m – 9.30 p.m with the participation... Read More

National Day Diplomatic Reception - 09.03.2013

To mark the 65th Anniversary of the National Day of Sri Lanka a diplomatic reception was held at “the Majan Ballroom” of the Al Bustan Palace Hotel on 9th March 2013 from 7.30 p.m – 9.30 p.m with the participation of about 400 dignitaries including Ambassadors, Deputy Heads of Missions, seni... Read More

Sri Lanka Trade Exhibition & Food Festival - 12-14.02. 2013

The first Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival 2013 was held at Hotel Al Falaj from 12th - 14th February 2013 with the participation of 25 Sri Lankan exhibitors covering different categories of Sri Lanka products and services.

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Sri Lanka seeks to enhance trade ties with Sultanate

MUSCAT — A delegation from Sri Lanka headed by the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka,... Read More

CBO hosts delegation of top bankers from Sri Lanka

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A delegation of top bankers from Sri Lanka visited the sultanate on February 17-18 to explore opportunities for collaboration between the banking sectors of the two countries and to further strengthen trade and investment relations.

The 15-member delegation included officials from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka as well as senior officials from the top... Read More

CBO hosts Lankan banking delegation

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Sri Lanka offers huge potential for investment

Muscat: With Sri Lanka's economy on a high growth trajectory, the picturesque Island nation offers a canvas of opportunities for investors seeking to invest in the country, said Ajith Nivard Cabraal, the governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
Speaking at an event to explore Sri Lanka's emerging investment opportunities organised here yesterday, Ajith Nivard Cabraal said: "We have substantial investm... Read More

Exhibitions enhance bilateral trade ties’

Muscat: Trade exhibitions of every country should be held every year in Oman as it is one of the important means to enhance bilateral trade, said Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi, advisor at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Inaugurating the first Sri Lankan trade exhibition and food festival yesterday at Al Falaj Hotel, Muscat he said, "Thebusiness relations between Oman and Sri Lanka is an old one and I ha... Read More

SL Trade Expo opens in Oman

Many Sri Lankan cultural items, tangible and intangible heritages, as well as dancing, local musical events and local foods were presented at the Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival-2013, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in Oman, Asoka Girihagama said.

The Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival commenced at the Alfalaj Hotel in Muscat yester... Read More

Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition & Food Festival - 2013

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National Day of Sri Lanka - 04.02.2013

65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka was celebrated on 04th February 2013 with the participation of large gathering of Sri Lankan expatriate community at the Embassy premises.


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Thai Pongal Celebration - 18.01.2013

Under the auspices of Embassy of Sri Lanka the Sri Lankan Social Club in Muscat organized the Thai Pongal Celebration at the Embassy premises on 18th January 2013. It was commenced with traditional boiling of milk rice.

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Sri Lankan trade and food expo from Feb 12

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Oman, Lanka trade set to reach $250m

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National Day of Sri Lanka

National Day of a country, undo...

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Revised ETA Processing Fee (US$) w.e.f. 01.01.2013

NOTICE TO VISITORS TO SRI LANKA

The Controller General of Immigration & Emigration has informed that the Electronic Travel Arrangement (ETA... Read More

Eid Celebration - 2012

Eid festival organized by the Sri Lankan Community Social Club in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka was held on 20th December 2012, at the Spicy Village, Rusail, Mu... Read More

Pirith Chanting Ceremony - 2012

2600 Sri Sambuddhatwa Jayanthi Vihara Committee in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oman organized a Pirith Chanting Ceremony with the participation of 09 priests to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa on his 67th birthday and His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said,... Read More

"Ransalu" National Textile & Apperal Exhibition 2012

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Power of friendship

Muscat: True friendship is a blessing for every human being and it is not an easy task to find it. It takes a long time to develop such a friendship, as we have to develop good qualities within ourselves to build confidence in others to make them our friends.

In contrast, being arrog... Read More

Asian Ambassadors' Group Meeting

On 30th September 2012, H.E Asoka Girihagama, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka hosted the Asian Ambassadors’ Group Meeting, which was followed by a lunch at Hotel Al Falaj. Ambassadors from 13 Asian countries participated in the meeting.

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Visit of His Excellency Yousuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman

Press Release

On the invitation of Prof. G L Peiris, Minister of External Affairs of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Footwear & Leather Fair – 8th to 10th February 2013

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) will be organizing the 5th Sri Lanka Footwear & Leather Fair from 8th – 10th February 2013 at the BMICH, Colombo.

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Oman to open its embassy in Sri Lanka

Muscat: Sultanate of Oman has decided to open its embassy in Sri Lanka to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.

The decision was taken during the meeting of Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs HE Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah and Sri Lankan External Affairs Gamini Lakshman Peiris in New York recently, said N. L. Abdul Haleem, head of the Chancery... Read More

President Hadi receives 11 foreign diplomats credentials

SANA'A, Oct. 11 (Saba)- President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi received on Thursday the credentials of the newly-appointed ambassadors of Italy, Somalia, Mauritania, the European Union, Canada, Sri Lanka, Austria, Nigeria, South Africa, Belgium and Poland.

The President received the credentials of Italian ambassador Luciano Galli. During his meeting with President Hadi, the Italian diplomat said that his country has allocated 40 million euros to support the 2nd and 3... Read More

Sri Lanka rises from the ashes

Asoka Girahagama
October 06, 2012

Sri Lanka had to face, for over 30 years since 1976, the scourge of war that emanated from the brutality of terrorism.

The devastation that took place, human and material, was indescribable.

It severely affected the economic development of the cou... Read More

Cementing ties

More than four decades ago, when Oman opened its doors to other nations with its liberal policies, out of the many countries that fostered partnerships with the sultanate, Sri Lanka found a unique way to establish its ties. Not many are aware of the fact that the Oman police force at that time was organised by Sri Lanka's Felix Delip de Silva, who went on to become the first inspector general of the Royal Oman Police.

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Expo Rail Service

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Cultural ties key to friendship - Asoka Girihagama

Culture is the identity of a country and cultural heritage and national values are held in high esteem in respect of the history and traditions of the nation. Culture is like a stream that flows to the future by absorbing the changes that take place in the society.

My stint of diplomatic assignment in Oman gave me an opportunity of experiencing unique and diffe... Read More

Expo Rail: first-ever private super luxury train service to Kandy

The route to Kandy by rail has always been a memorable experience. But now for the first time in Sri Lanka the trip to the hills and back has been made so luxurious and soothing with the launch of Sri Lanka’s very first private super luxury service launched by Expo Rail.

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Lanka to tap Oman as potential destination

By: Kabeer Yousuf

MUSCAT — With the country’s highly favourable socio-economic scenario and thriving trade and commerce vistas, Sri Lanka is all set to explore the possibili... Read More

New procedures for stolen or lost passports

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Sri Lanka to blacklist convicted workers

(Colombo Lankpuvath)After blacklisting some Omani companies for allegedly flouting labour laws, the Government of Sri Lanka is considering blacklisting migrant workers who have been convicted of crimes in Oman.


Times of Oman had yesterday reported of Sri Lankan Embassy in Muscat blacklisting nine Omani companies and suspending operations for 14 companies based in Oman “fo... Read More

'Hiring ban' on nine firms by Lanka embassy

Muscat: Sri Lankan embassy in Muscat has blacklisted nine companies and suspended operations with 14 companies in Oman for allegedly "cheating- its country's workers. Currently, there are about 25,000 Sri Lankan nationals in Oman.

According to documents available with Times of Oman, the embassy has blacklisted seven garment manufacturers and exporters and two other companies while operations with three garmen... Read More

Lanka trade, food fest in October

Muscat: To mark 25 years of diplomatic relations between Oman and Sri Lanka, the country's embassy is all set to host the Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition and Food Festival in October.

Speaking to Times of Oman, Asoka Girihagama, the Sri Lankan ambassador said, "The dates for the trade exhibition and food festival have been fixed for October 10, 11, 12 at Al Falaj Hotel.-

The ambassador added, "This i... Read More

A Small Investment Miracle

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Lankan Embassy plans expo, food festival to boost trade

The Sri Lankan Embassy in Muscat, which is celebrating 25 years of its establishment, has announced plans to organise a trade exhibition and food festival in October. In an exclusive interview, H. E Asoka Girihagama, the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Oman, said that this is the first time such an exhibition is being planne... Read More

Oman and Sri Lanka have immense tourism potential

Asoka Girihagama
June 15, 2012
At the end of this year, we will reach the historical landmark of 25 years in our diplomatic relations with Oman.

We opened our mission in the Sultanate of Oman on December 19, 1987 and our relations have grown ... Read More

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Celebration – 2012

The Sri Lankan Community Social Club in Muscat in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka organized the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival at the Oman Automobile Ground, Seeb, Muscat on 20th April 2012.

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Vesak Celebration - 2012

The temple committee with the assistance of the Embassy, Sri Lankan Community Social Club and the Sri Lankan School in Muscat with the participation of a large number of Sri Lankan expatriates organized the Vesak Festival 2012. Three Buddhist monks namely, Rev. Moragolle Sumanayogi Thero’, Rev. Nago... Read More

Hon. Dilan Perera visited the Sultanate of Oman.

A delegation headed by the Hon. Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion & Welfare of Sri Lanka visited the Sultanate of Oman from 17 - 19th May 2012.

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New year Celebration in Oman

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International Migrants’ Day – 27.04.2012

The second session of the International Migrants’ Day was held on 27.04.2012 at the Embassy premises with the participation of the Sri Lankan community members from various sectors such as Read More

Talks with Lanka minister focus on labour, vocational training

MUSCAT — Shaikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, Minister of Manpower received in his of􀂿ce here yesterday Dilan Perera,

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Sri Lanka announces a slew of measures to help its workers

Within three years, the minimum age of Sri Lankans looking to come to Oman and other GCC countries to work as housemaids will be raised to 30 from the current 21.

Promising a paradigm shift in the overall image of Sri Lanka, Dilan Perera, t... Read More

--Oman, Sri Lanka to sign MoU on foreign employment

20/05/2012 5:22 am

Oman and Sri Lanka will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on foreign employment, according to Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare, Sri Lanka.

Speaking at a meeting organised for manpower recruitment agencies in Oman at Al Falaj Hotel, Perera said, “The draft of the historic document has been finalised during my meeting with Minister of Manpower H E Sheikh Abdullah ... Read More

Sri Lanka all set to send more skilled labourers to GCC

By Kabeer Yousuf

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International Travel Vaccination Requirements

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The Sri Lankan Trade Exhibition & Food Festival – 2012

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Book titled “Winning an Unwinnable War – A Tribute to the War Heroes”

A book titled “Winning an Unwinnable War - A Tribute to the War Heroes” written by Mr. J.F. Ranjith Perera, the former Director General of the Sri Lanka Tourist ... Read More

Sri Lanka Business Forum

Under the patronage of the Sri Lankan Embassy the first meeting of the Sri Lanka business forum was held at the Embassy premises at 4.30 p.m on 30th March 2012 with the att... Read More

Sri Lanka beckons tourists, investors

Stefan van Wersch
07 أبريل, 2012 08:31:42 ص Oman Time
 
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Sri Lankan Ambassador in Oman

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Recruitment Agency Forum

Recruitment Agency Forum was held on 27.02.2012 in”Holiday Hotel” under the patronage of the Sri Lankan Embassy.  23 recruitment agencies in Muscat participated in the forum.

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Mobitel launches

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Importing Vehicles under Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Private Road vehicles (CARNET Scheme)

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Independence Day Celebrations 2012

64th Independence Day of Sri Lanka was celebrated on 04th February 2012 with the participation of Sri Lankan expatriate community at the Embassy premises..

H.E. the Ambassador hoisted the national flag while playing “Magul Bera”. All the participants sang the National anthem of Sri Lanka and H.E. the Ambassador lit the traditional oil lamp with the Sri Lankan community leaders.  A two minute silence was observed to commemorate the war heroes followed by religious... Read More

Thai Pongal Celebrations

The Embassy celebrated Thai Pongal Day on 20th January 2012, at the embassy premises with the participation of Sri Lankan Tamil community.

The Hindu community conducted the religious observances and explained the importance of the Thai Pongal Day.  It is a major festival marking the harvest, the gifts of the earth and the sun as well as the renewal of the seasons.  It is also known as the First Rice Festival.

Students of the Sri Lankan school Muscat performed... Read More

Christmas Day Celebrations

The Embassy celebrated Christmas on 26th December 2011, at the embassy premises with the participation of the Sri Lankan Christian community.

A Christmas tree was illuminated.  Christians of the Indian origin and Sri Lankan community with the Sri Lankan school children sang Christmas carols.  A short film on the life of the Jesus Christ was screened following the carols.

Santa Claus delivered gifts to the children at the end.

H.E. the Ambassador de... Read More

Celebration of International Migrant's Day

The International Migrant’s Day was commemorated on 23.12.2011 at the Embassy premises with the participation of the Sri Lankan migrants employed in various sectors in Oman.

H.E. the Ambassador, addressed the gathering and appreciated the Migrant workers for being the highest foreign exchange earner of the country.

Following topics were discussed in the programme, which are beneficial to the workers in their employment and work places.
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Celebration of Eid

The Embassy celebrated Eid festival on 01st December 2011, at the Spicy Village, Rusail
with the participation of Sri Lankan expatriate community organized by the Sri Lankan Community Social Club.

It was followed by the prayers, cultural programme, children’s games, and quiz competition.

H.E. the Ambassador and President of the Sri Lankan Community Social Club delivered speeches emphasizing the importance of Eid celebrations that would encourage harmo... Read More

Srilanka Embassy host stall at Muscat Festival

MUSCAT There is ample opportunity to boost commercial ties between the Sultanate and Sri Lanka from the trade volume of $102 in 2010 to $500 million in the next three years, according to Asoka Girihagama, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Oman, on Sunday.

In an interview to Oman Tribune, Girihagama said there were untapped aven-ues of bilateral commercial cooperation which the two countries would not ignore. He said 80 per cent of Omani exports to Sri Lanka was oil and gas and 80 per ce... Read More

Independence Day 2011

Srilanka celebrating their independence day on 4th of February in each year. Sri lankan community in oman also celebrates the independence day in a nice way.... Read More

Vesak Celebration 2011

Srilankan comminity in oman celebrate the vesak day with lots of events such as Lantern and Pandol celebration, Bhakthi geetha, Vesak drama etc...... Read More