The Canberra community came in large numbers to enjoy a bit of Sri Lanka at theSri Lanka Festival organized by the High Commissioner on Saturday, November 12at the premises of the Office.
The official logo of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Australia in 2017, designed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), was launched at the Festival by the first Assistant Secretary for South Asia and the West Asia Division of DFAT Ms Kathy Klugman and the High Commissioner Skandakumar. The first Assistant Secretary Klugman, former High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, briefly described the history of the relations between the two countries, while the High Commissioner has mentioned some of the activities planned in 2017 to commemorate 70 years of friendship.