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Minister of Culture Sermsak Pongpanich of Thailand assures Ambassador Chaminda Colonne of Sri Lanka to strengthen the Bilateral Relations

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.

Sri Lankan St. Bridget’s Convent under 17 Netball Team won Championship Cup and Runner Up of under 16 Basketball Team and Under 19 Netball Team at Pathumthani University Sport Tournament Thailand 2023

On 11 th January 2024, Ambassador of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP, C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne paid a courtesy call on newly appointed Minister of Culture of Thailand, Sermsak Pongpanich at the Ministry of Culture of Thailand.

After warmly welcoming the Ambassador Chaminda Colonne, Minister Sermsak Pongpanich recalled the long standing excellent friendly relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand based on Theravada Buddhism.

Both discussed in detail on establishing a Thai language Centre and Sinhala language centre in Sri Lanka and Thailand respectively, the possibilities of providing a suitable location to establish a Sri Lankan corner to showcase the Sri Lankan arts, literature, etc. , providing training programmes for school children in order to upgrade their skills on drama, performing arts at Thai cultural centres, creation of a documentary in Sinhala, Thai, Lao & Khmer languages on historical places in Theravada countries including Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR

They further discussed on implementing bilateral Cultural Agreement signed in year 1981 facilitating long term and short term scholarship programmes, exchange programmes of professors, scholars and members of cultural and art institutions, grant scholarships for members of Sanga and other religious dignitaries. Both also exchanged views on programming of series of events in year 2025 to celebrate the 65 th Anniversary of establishment of formal diplomatic relations between two countries.

The invitation extended by the Ambassador Chaminda Colonne to the Minister Sermsak Pongpanich to visit Sri Lanka at a convenient time in the near future, was warmly accepted.

Vice Minister of Culture, Phonphum Wiphatphumiprathet, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Culture, Yuthika Isarangkura, Secretary to the Minister of Culture, Penpisut Jintasophon of Thailand and First Secretary/Head of Chancery A.W.S. Samanmali, First Secretary (Commercial), Vireshika Bandara of the of the Mission of Sri Lanka joined the discussion.

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka
Bangkok, Thailand
11.01.2024

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.