News and events
Norwegian Research Vessel to Sri Lanka in 2018
Norwegian Research Vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen is planned to be in Sri Lankan waters assisting Sri Lanka to conduct a stock assessment of marine Resources.
11. september 2017 skal det avholdes stortings- og sametingsvalg i Norge. Du kan forhåndsstemme på den norske ambassaden i Colombo fra 1. juli til 1.september.
Norway contributes LKR 180 million to flood and landslide relief in Sri Lanka
The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Børge Brende, has announced that “Norway will contribute with NOK 10 million (LKR 180 million/USD 1.2 million) to the humanitarian relief effort” due to floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.
Resettlement of farmers in North
Sellappa Sivanesan aged 47, a father of two from Tellipalai, Jaffna was forced to leave his home in 1990 due to the conflict. At the time he was just 19 and still in school. They were displaced several times in the next years.
Norway supports Sri Lankan fishery sector with 2,5 million USD
Agreements for two new fishery projects has been signed by Norway and Sri Lanka. The new agreements includes assistance in developing a fishery policy for Sri Lanka and fish stock assessment of the Sri Lankan coast.