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The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

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Ambassador-Designate Addressed Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) in Bangkok at Promotional Luncheon
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of UN Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Sri Lanka gifts an Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to UNESCAP for displaying at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok

At the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC),Bangkok, on the Visakha Pooja Day, 22nd May 2022 (22May Vesak 2567 BE), commemorating the 25th Anniversary of United Nations Proclamation of the International Day of Vesak, Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, C. A. Chaminda I. Colonne, handed over a magnificent traditional Art work of ‘Sri Dalada Perahera’ to the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations & Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana to display at the UNCC in Bangkok.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok joins the “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” inaugurated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Bangkok joined the International Charity product expo of the year “57th Diplomatic Red Cross Bazaar” under the theme “Shop for a Cause” at Siam Paragon, Bangkok from 17-19 May 2024, organized by the Thai Red Cross Society in collaboration with the spouses of the Ambassadors in Bangkok. The spouse of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka Stephen Senanayake was a member of the organizing committee and Co-Director of the raffle draw. For the very first time Thai Red Cross souvenirs and raffle tickets were purchased all over the world through online platform iredcross.org.

Recalling the long tradition of friendly relationship between Sri Lanka and Thailand, which has been flourishing on the bedrock of Theravada Buddhism, Ambassador-Designate Mrs. Samantha K. Jayasuriya said Sri Lanka offers for Thai travelers with different interests, a very authentic and diverse array of travel experience. “the Siam chapter of Sri Lanka and Lankawamsa in Thailand, to Kandy and Ayutthaya sister cities, excellent irrigation technologies and heritage, the wellness and spiritual activities to Buddhist tourism trail, are all in offer to experience within a short duration of time” she said. Mrs. Jayasuriya made these comments addressing a group of about 30 Thai outbound Travel Agents at a promotional luncheon jointly organized by the Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) in Bangkok and NKAR Travels & Tours (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka.

She further said “from Marco Polo who in the 13 Century identified Sri Lanka as the finest island of its size in the world, the present day travel market too has recognized Sri Lanka as the No 1 travel destination”.

The event also provided an opportunity to introduce the ‘visa fee free scheme’ offered by the Government of Sri Lanka to travelers from 48 countries including Thailand which is valid until 31st of January 2020. Interactive dialogue with senior officers of Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) and travel agents who attended the event helped to get a better insight about new trends and interests of Thai travelers.

Mr. Anil Sirimanna, First Secretary (Commerce), Ms. Saritha Ranatunga, Second Secretary of the Sri Lanka Embassy and Dr. Damian Fernando, Chief Operating Officer-Inbound of NKAR Travels & Tours (Pvt) LTD and 30 Thai travel agents participated at the event and discussion promoting the ‘So Sri Lanka’ brand.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
Bangkok
16 August 2019