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Sri Lanka
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : November 14, 1977
  • Bilateral Trade (2018) : $370 million
    • Exports : $282 million
    • Imports : $88 million
  • The ROK's Investment in Sri Lanka (cumulative total at the end of 2018) : $83 million
  • Number of Long-Term Residents (2019.7)         
  • Korean long-term residents in Sri Lanka : 1,000

  • High-level Exchanges
    • From Sri Lanka to the ROK
      • 1996   AugustPresident Kumaratunga
      • 1998   OctoberJustice Minister Peiris
      • 2002   JuneLabor Minister M. SamaraSinghe
      • 2002   NovemberForeign Minister T. Fernando
      • 2003   AugustLabor Minister M. SamaraSinghe
      • 2004   DecemberLabor Minister A. Senaviratne
      • 2005   AprilSLFP Leader Sirisena
      • 2005   AprilSpeaker of the National Assembly Lokubandara
      • 2005   MayPrime Minister M. Rajapaksa
      • 2005   AugustVice Speaker of the National Assembly Gunawadena
      • 2006   AprilMinister of Disaster Management Samarasinghe
      • 2006   JulyForeign Minister Samaraweera
      • 2006   AugustPrime Minister Wickramanayake
      • 2007   JuneForeign Minister Bogollagama
      • 2007   NovemberSpecial Envoy Moragoda
      • 2008   AprilMinister of Foreign Employment and welfare Rambukwella
      • 2008   MayMinister of Cultural Affairs Abeywardana
      • 2008   MayMinister of Petroleum Resources Dissanayake
      • 2008   MayMinister of Education Service Nirmala
      • 2008   MayMinister of Mass Media Abeywardhana
      • 2008   MayMinister of Nation Building Pushpakumara
      • 2008   JuneMinister of Ports, Aviation, Irrigation and Water Management Rajapaksa
      • 2008   AugustMinister of Disaster Management Samarasinghe
      • 2008   OctoberMinister of Foreign Employment and Welfare Rambukwella
      • 2008   Octoberspeaker of Sri Lanka Parliament Lokubandara
      • 2009   AugustMinister of Human Rights Samrasinghe
      • 2010   OctoberMinister of Economic Development Basil Rasapaksa
      • 2011   SeptemberForeign Minister G.L.Peiris
      • 2012   FebuaryMinister of Power and Energy Champika
      • 2012   AprilPresident Rajapaksa
      • 2014   FebuaryMinister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa
      • 2016   MarchForeign Minister Mangala Samaraweera
      • 2016   MayMinister of Megalopolis Champika
      • 2016   MayPrime Minister Wickremesighe
      • 2017 NovemberPresident Maithripala Sirisena
      • 2018 AugustSpeaker of National Assembly Jayasuriya
    • From the ROK to Sri Lanka
      • 2000   AugustPresident of the Bank of Korea Chun Cheul-hwan
      • 2003   MayMembers of the National Assembly Yoo Jae-kun, Lee Jong-kul, Lim Jong-seok
      • 2004   JulyMember of the National Assembly Shin Kye-ryoon
      • 2005   JanuaryPrime Minister Lee Hae-chan
      • 2005   JanuaryDelegation of the National Assembly
      • 2005   MarchPresident of the Korean Red Cross Han Wan-sang
      • 2005   DecemberLabor Minister Kim Dae-hwan
      • 2006   MarchDelegation of the National Assembly
      • 2007   MarchSpecial Envoy Kwon Oh-ryong
      • 2008   AugustMinister of the Prime Minister's Office Cho Jung-pyo
      • 2011   FebuarySpecial Envoy Park Young-jun
      • 2012   JanuarySpeaker of the National Assembly Park Hee-tae
      • 2013   AugustPrime Minister Jung Hong-won
      • 2017 MarchForeign Minister Yun Byung-se
      • 2017 NovemberMayor of Seoul Park Won-soon

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