70th Independence Day Anniversary – Embassy of Sri Lanka, Tel Aviv

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel celebrated the 70th anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka on 04th of February 2018 at the Embassy premises with the participation of a cross section of the Sri Lankan community living in Israel, the Embassy officials, their families and Israeli well-wishers. The National Day events commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag of Sri Lanka by Ambassador Periyasamy Pillai Selvaraj, followed by singing of the National Anthem both in Sinhala and Tamil Languages.

Thereafter, two minutes silence was observed in remembrance of all those who sacrificed their lives on behalf of the nation.

The traditional oil lamp was lit by the Embassy officials, members of the Sri Lankan community and Israeli friends. Multi- religious observances were conducted by the religious dignitaries to bless Sri Lanka and its people.

The Independence Day messages of the President, Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs were read in Sinhala, Tamil and English.

Addressing the gathering, Ambassador Selvaraj highlighted the significance of the independence celebrations and emphasized the importance of unity amongst all communities for the development of Sri Lanka. He further elaborated on the current progress of the socio, economic development activities in Sri Lanka and urged the Sri Lankan community in Israel to contribute towards the betterment of Sri Lanka.

He briefed the audience regarding the current relations between Sri Lanka and Israel and expressed that people-to-people contact between the two countries would further enhance the existing relations. He also congratulated and thanked the Sri Lankan community in Israel for their contribution to the development of Sri Lanka.

On this auspicious occasion, the members of Sri Lankan community sang patriotic songs which were appreciated by the participants.

At the end of the ceremony, traditional Sri Lankan food items were served to the participants.

Quick Links & Contacts

Government Institutions

Investments

Visa

Tourism

Import Export Trade

Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Citizen Services

The Embassy offers a range of services to Sri Lankans working and living in Israel.The Embassy is fully equipped with the resources and staff to offer the following services.

  • Passports
  • Visa
  • Registration of Birth
  • Registration of Marriages
  • Registration of Deaths
  • Authentication/Attestation of Documents
  • Translation of Documents
  • Consular Fees
  • Downloads - Consular forms

News Articles

“STABILITY PEACE AND EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY”

Political Stability and Peace are one of the main ingredients to attract investors, improve tourism development and prosperity of a Nation.

Compassionate justice for peace, prosperity and development

Justice is a concept of moral righteousness based on ethics, nationality, law, natural law, religion , equality along with the punishment of the breach of the commitment.

Regime Change

In the world family the Governments change either democratically or violently. In the past violent changes of governments have taken place more often.

Towards Wonder of Asia with Regional and World Peace

Sri Lanka is a senior member of the world family maintaining high standards of Human Rights on international standards which is not an alien system to us. Our culture is based on amity, goodwill and loving kindness.

Register with the Embassy

Sri Lanka Embassy in Israel calls for all Sri Lankans in Israel to get registered with the Embassy by filling in the brief registration form. Registration with the Embassy will prove extremely helpful in the case of an emergency and is also important for a number of other concerns.

Click here to register with the Embassy.

Israel   :   Sri Lanka

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Israel