Call for proposal for consultancy assignment
The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo invites qualified and competent individual consultants and companies to submit proposal on advisory services on financial management, financial quality control and assessment of audit reports.
Norwegian Pension Fund doubles its investments in Sri Lanka
Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, started investing in Sri Lanka in 2015. The fund has more than doubled its investment in Sri Lanka by end of 2016.
Announcing Ibsen Scholarships 2017
The Scholarships are applicable to individual artists, theatre companies, organizations and institutions.
Prime Minister Solberg’s visit to Sri Lanka
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was welcomed with a grand ceremony at the presidential secretariat on August 12th.
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.
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.
Praktikantplass ved ambassaden i Colombo - høsten 2017 og våren 2018
Den norske ambassaden i Colombo lyser nå ut to praktikantplasser, for henholdsvis høsten 2017 og våren 2018. Søknadsfrist er 21. mai 2017, med tiltredelsesdato 7. august og 8. Januar.
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 to provide NOK 10 million (LKR 180 million/USD 1,2 million) in flood and landslide relief to Sri Lanka.
More than half a million people are currently affected by flooding and landslides, due to torrential rain the past days. (Article in Norwegian)
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.
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.
Press Release: NOK 150 million for development programme to combat plastic and other marine litter
‘The new development programme will use effective and environmentally sound approaches to combating marine litter. To start with, the programme will focus on Southeast Asia, which is the region where the problem is most acute.