Germany and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena and then Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena and then Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, © German Federal Foreign Office

17.02.2018 - Article

For over 60 years, diplomatic relations between Germany and Sri Lanka have provided a sound basis for cooperation. Political relations have gained momentum since early 2015. Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited Sri Lanka on 22 September 2015. Sri Lanka’s President Sirisena paid an official visit to Berlin on 17 and 18 February 2016 at the invitation of Federal Chancellor Merkel.

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