British High Commission Colombo celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 93rd birthday

17 June 2019 - 131   - 0

The British High Commission in Colombo and the British Council celebrated Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 93rd Birthday at Westminster House.  

According to a statement from the High Commission Parliamentarians, representatives of the international community and civil society, and religious and business leaders attended the event.

Guests joined the British High Commissioner, James Dauris, and the British Council Country Director for Sri Lanka, Gill Caldicott, to celebrate the long friendship and many links that Sri Lanka and the UK enjoy.

The special theme of the reception was 70 years of the British Council’s presence in Sri Lanka.  Since first opening a centre in Sri Lanka in 1949, the British Council has worked across the island to build connections between the people of the UK and Sri Lanka, representing the UK in all aspects of cultural relations, building relationships and opportunities.

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