Media - Embassy Notice

Enrolment of Foreign Students and Students with Foreign Qulifications as Day Scholars for Degree Programmes at General Sir John Kotalawala Defence University - Academic Year 2020/2021

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University has initiated action to enroll Foreign Students and Students with Foreign Qualifications from other countries and from the exoatriate Sri Lankan Community to follow undergraduate programmes at the KDU for the academic year 2020/2021.

Foreign ministry launches contact Sri Lanka online portal for overseas Sri Lankan’s in collaboration with ICTA

Contact Sri Lanka’ an online portal jointly created by the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) for the benefit of Overseas Sri Lankans was launched today (26 March 2020) at the Ministry of Foreign Relations.

Sri Lanka has extended the travel ban to a total of 11 countries, adding eight more countries to the list.

Accordingly, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced that all travel beginning from France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria will be banned for two weeks with effect from March 15. The travel ban will commence on all flights arriving after 2359hrs (local time in Sri Lanka) on March 15 and it will come to an end on 2400hrs (local time in Sri Lanka) on March 29 During the aforementioned time period, all airlines are strongly instructed not to board any passenger, who is either originating from the aforementioned countries or who had been to these countries within the last 14 days, during any of their flights destined to Sri Lanka.