Sri Lanka Independence Day

The Commonwealth Secretary General Baroness Scotland is greeted by High Commissioner Gunasekera

For the first time ever, South Asia is represented by three female heads of mission: High Commissioner Gunasekera of Sri Lanka, High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam of India and High Commissioner Saida Muna Tasneem of Bangladesh

High Commissioner Gunasekera welcomes Annette Prandzioch (International School for Government, King’s College London) and the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps Mr Alistair Harrison

High Commissioner Gunasekera with Lord Naseby

The High Commissioner for the Seychelles Mr Derek Alley congratulates High Commissioner Gunasekera

The High Commissioner for Cyprus Mr Euripides Evriviades, the High Commissioner for Papua New Guinea Mrs Winnie Kiap and the Ambassador of Russia Mr Alexander Yakovenko

Embassy Editor Elizabeth Stewart congratulates High Commissioner Gunasekera

Lucky winner Takashi Okada, deputy ambassador at the Japanese Embassy wins a trip to Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan spice

Premium Ceylon tea, provided by Basilur Tea