The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York celebrated the Deepavali at the Mission premises on 10th November 2015 with the participation of invitees and Mission staff.

During the event, after the lighting of oil lamps, the Deepavali messages of H.E. the President and Hon. Prime Minister were read out, followed by Sri Lankan traditional refreshments.

Among the participants were the Hony. Consul of Sri Lanka in Bahamas Mr. Ravindra Jesubatham and the students of the Masters High School, New York.  The US students were interested in learning about the traditional uses of coconut oil in Sri Lanka.  The Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York is concurrently accredited to Bahamas.

 

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UN

New York

10th November 2015