High Commissioner S Skandakumar’s speech at the Sri Lanka Festival 2017
High Commissioner’s address at the Vesak Celebration 2017
Vesak Bakthi Gee at the Sri Lanka High Commission 2016
High Commissioner’s address at the 70th anniversary of Diplomatic Ties – Blood Donation on 29th April 2017
High Commissioner’s address at the Tamil Senior Citizen Association (NSW) Silver Jubilee
HON. Julie Bishop’s Speech – 12th Feb 2014
Deepavali Celebrated in the Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra, Australia
H.E. the President’s interview to Al Jazeera Television
Election results to pave the way for reconciliation in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan High Commissioner Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe says the Tamil National Alliance’s victory in provincial elections will lead to reconciliation in Sri Lanka.
Source: ABC News | Duration: 8min 30sec
Visit Sri Lanka Roadshow at Darling Habour Sydney
High Commissioner challenges ABC progrmame on No Fire Zone, a doctored film by Director Callum Macrae.
The High Commissioner challenged the false allegations of the No Fire Zone on the 30th of June 2013 at 10.15 a.m. on a live interview by Mr. Richard Davis. The interview can be watched on video.
Originally aired on Sunday Morning, Sunday 19 May 2013
As a dispute continues over Sri Lanka hosting the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November, Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Australia and New Zealand talks to Chris about allegations of human rights abuses and his Government’s bid to reconcile the population after the civil war four years ago, in which thousands of citizens were killed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Reporter: Tony Jones
Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe, the High Commissioner responding to the recent media reports following the arrival of a boat carrying group of asylum seekers in Geraldton port in Western Australia spoke to the ABC Late line programme 10th April 2013.
The full interview can be watched on ABC website.