Sri Lanka - Korea Relations

Sri Lanka - Korea Relations

From Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea

Year Month Contents
1978JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. A.C.S. Hameed
1983MarchPrime Minister Hon. Ransingha Premadasa
1984MayPresident H.E. J.R. Jayawardene (State Visit)
1994MayPrime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe
1996AugustPresident H.E. Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga (State Visit)
1998OctoberMinister of Justice Hon. G.L. Peiris
2002JuneMinister of Labour Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2002NovemberMinisterof Foreign Affairs Hon. Tyronne Fernando
2003AugustMinister of Labour Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2004DecemberMinister of Labour Hon. Athauda Senevirathne
2005AprilLeader of SLFP Hon. Maithripala Sirisena
2005AprilSpeaker of the Parliament Hon. W J. M. Lokubandara
2005MayPrime Minister Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa
2005AugustDeputy Speaker of the Parliament Hon. Gitanjana Gunawardena
2006AprilMinister of Disaster Management Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2006JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Mangala Samaraweera
2006AugustPrime Minister Hon. Ratnasiri Wickremanayake
2007JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama
2007NovemberMinister of Tourism Hon. Milinda Moragoda (Special Envoy)
2008AprilMinister of Foreign Employment and Welfare Hon. Keheliya Rambukwella
2008MayMinister of Cultural Affairs Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane
2008MayMinister of Petroleum Resources Hon. Duminda Dissanayake
2008MayMinister of Education Service Hon. Nirmala Kotalawala
2008MayMinister of Mass Media Hon. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana
2008MayMinister of Nation Building Hon. Jagath Pushpakumara
2008JuneMinister of Ports, Aviation, Irrigation and Water Management Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa
2008AugustMinister of Disaster Management Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2008OctoberMinister of Foreign Employment and Welfare Hon. Keheliya Rambukwella
2008OctoberSpeaker of the Parliament Hon. W.J.M. Lokubandara
2009AugustMinister of Human Rights Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2010OctoberMinister of Economic Development Hon. Basil Rajapaksa
2011SeptemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. G.L. Peiris
2012FebruaryMinister of Power and Energy Hon. Champika Ranawaka
2012AprilPresident H. E. Mahinda Rajapaksa (State Visit)
2013OctoberSpeaker of the Parliament Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa
2014FebruaryMinister of Economic Development Hon. Basil Rajapaksa
2015NovemberState Minister of International Trade Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe
2015NovemberState Minister of Agriculture Hon. Wasantha Aluwihare
2016MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Mangala Samaraweera (Official Visit)
2016MarchMinister of Foreign Employment Hon. Thalatha Athukorala
2016May Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Hon. Champika Ranawaka
2016MayMinister of Transport and Civil Aviation Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva
2016MayPrime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe (to attend Rotary International Convention in Seoul)
2016JuneMinister of Primary Industries Hon. Daya Gamage
2016JuneMinister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Hon. Rajitha Senaratne
2016JulyMinister of Education Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam
2016AugustMinister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Hon. John Amaratunga
2016SeptemberMinister of Development Strategies and International Trade Hon. Malik Samarawickrama
2016DecemberMinister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2017FebruaryMinister of Disaster Management Hon. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa
2017FebruaryMinister of Public Administration & Management Hon. Ranjith Madduma Bandara
2017FebruaryMinister of Women & Child Affairs Hon. Chandrani Bandara
2017AprilChief Minister of Sabaragamuwa Province Hon. Mahipala Herath
2017JuneMinister of Foreign Employment Hon. Thalatha Atukorale
2017JuneMinister of Finance Hon. Mangala Samaraweera
2017JulyState Minister of Education Hon. V. Radhakrishnan
2017JulyMinister of Primary Industries Hon. Daya Gamage
2017SeptemberState Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs Hon. Niroshan Perera
2017SeptemberState Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management Hon. Palitha Range Bandara
2017OctoberState Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardena
2017NovemberMinister of Public Administration and Management Hon. Ranjith Madduma Bandara
2017NovemberPresident H.E. Maithripala Sirisena (State Visit)
2018MayMinister of Ports and Shipping Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe
2018JuneMinister of Public Administration, Management and Law & Order Hon. Ranjith Maddumabandara
2018AugustMinister of Education Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam
2018AugustSpeaker of the Parliament Hon. Karu Jayasuriya
2018SeptemberMinister of Youth Affairs, Project Management and Southern Development Hon. Sagala Ratnayaka

From the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka

Year Month Contents
1980MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Bak Dong-jin
1983FebruaryPresidential Envoy, Minister of State for Political Affairs Hon. Oh Se-Eung
1986JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Lee Wonkyung
1994SeptemberPresidential Envoy, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Hong Soonyoung
2000AugustPresident of the Bank of Korea Mr. Chun Cheul-hwan
2003MayMembers of the National AssemblyHon. Yoo Jae-kun, Hon. Lee Jong-kul, Hon. Lim Jong-seok
2004JulyMember of the National Assembly Hon. Shin Kye-ryoon
2005JanuaryPrime Minister Hon. Lee Hae-chan (Accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Ban Ki-moon)
2005JanuaryDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Chung Euiyong, Hon. Kim Myungja, Hon. Lee Haehoon, Hon. Roh Hoechan
2005MarchPresident of the Korean Red Cross Mr. Han Wan-sang
2005DecemberMinister of Labour Hon. Kim Dae-hwan
2006MarchPresident of Jogye Order, Ven. Jigwan
2006MarchDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Myungja, Hon. Chung Euiyong (for the Inspection of the restoration work after tsunami)
2006MayPresident of KOICA, Mr. Shin Jangbum
2007MarchSpecial Envoy, Chairman of the Civil Service Commission Hon. Kwon Oh-ryong
2007JulyDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Jinpyo, Hon. Kang Gilbu (Korea - Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group)
2008AugustMinister of the Prime Minister's Office Hon. Cho Jung-pyo
2009OctoberDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Lee Yongjun (to participate in the 8th Asia Cooperation Dialogue)
2009DecemberDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Moon Hakjin, Hon. Lee Beomkwan, Hon. Gu Sangchan
2010MarchDelegation of the National Assembly Hon Lee Juyoung, Hon. Park Byeongsun, Hon. Chung Heesu, Hon. Kang Gijung (Korea - Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group)
2010OctoberMember of the National Assembly and Member of the Korean Parliamentary League on Children, population & Environment Hon. Hwang Wooyea
2011FebruarySpecial Envoy and Vice Minister of Knowledge Economy Hon. Park Young-jun
2011MarchDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Junghoon, Hon. Lee Hansang
2011AugustDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Choi Myungkuk, Hon. Hwang Jinha, Hon. Park Juseon
2011NovemberDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Haksong, Hon. Song Minsun (to participate in the Annual Forum of the Members of the Parliament)
2012JanuarySpeaker of the National Assembly Hon. Park Hee-tae
2012AugustChairperson of National Election Commission Mr. Kim Neunghwan,
2013JanuaryDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Chung Euihwa, Hon. Kim Euldong, Hon. Lee Chaeik, Hon. Yun Hojung
2013MarchDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Sungtae, Hon. Kim Hakyong, Hon. Kang Seokho
2013JulyChairman and Secretary General of ICAPP and former member of the National Assembly Hon. Chung Euiyong
2013AugustPrime Minister Hon. Jung Hong-won
2013AugustDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Shin Sungbum, Hon. Oh Byungyoon, Hon. Song Kwangho, Hon. Jeong Kapyoon, Hon. Baek Jaehyun, Hon. Lee Chanyeol (Korea - Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group)
2013OctoberPresident of KOICA Mr. Kim Youngmok
2014AprilSpecial Envoy and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Yu Myunghwan
2014September Delegation of the National Assembly Hon. Hwang Jinha and 6 members (to attend the ICAPP General Meeting)
2015JanuaryMembers of the National Assembly Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Hon. Kim Woonam, Hon. Kim Seungnam, Hon. Lee Jongbae
2015JuneAssistant Minister of Planning and Coordination Hon. Yoon Daehee (for Knowledge Sharing Programme, KSP)
2015SeptemberDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Kim Choonjin, Hon. Park Minsoo, Hon. Choi Dongik(to attend the ICAPP General Meeting)
2016January Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of Korea Dr. Lee Duk-Hoon
2016FebruarySecretary General of the National Election Commission Mr. Kim Yonghee
2016JuneFirst Vice Minister of Land, infrastructure and Transport & the Order Supporting Group Hon. Kim Kyunhwan
2017January Delegation of the National Assembly Hon. (Dr) Lee-hoon Hon. Park Young-sun Hon. Chung Euiyong (former member of National Assembly)(to attend ICAPP General meeting)
2017JanuaryMembers of the National Assembly Foreign Affairs & Unification Committee Hon. Kim Kyung Hyup, Hon. Cheong Yang Seog, Hon. Sul Hoon
2017JanuaryDelegation of the National Assembly Hon. Won Yoo Chul, Hon. Oh Jae Sae, Hon. Park Soon Ja, Hon. Kim Soon Rye, Hon. Ji Sang Wuk (Members of the Korean Parliamentary League on Children, Population & Environment)
2017MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Yun Byung-se (Official Visit)
2017MayChair and President of National Credit Union Federation of Korea Mr. Chul Sang-Moon
2017JunePresident of Human Resource Development (HRD) Prof. Park Young-bum
2017JulyMembers of National Assembly Hon. Hong, Moon - Jong and Hon. Yoo Ki-june
2017AugustThe Chancellor of Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Cho Byung-jae
2017NovemberThe Mayor of Seoul and the President of CityNet Secretariat Hon. Park Won-soon
2018JuneFirst Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Lim Sung-nam (2nd Round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and Korea)