Joint introduction of postage stamps in Sri Lanka and Singapore to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations On July 27, a joint induction ceremony was held at the Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations on the same day in Sri Lanka. 1970. This milestone was reached with the participation of Foreign Secretary Dinesh Gunawardena and Foreign Minister of Singapore, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, who met virtually, celebrated. The two stamps presented at the event were specially designed for the occasion to represent the theme of “marine conservation” and to show the restoration of the coral ecosystem in Sri Lanka and the mangroves in Singapore and reflect the mutual interest and commitment of both. Countries in protecting the marine environment. On this occasion, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena highlighted the long-standing friendly relations between the two countries, nurtured by deeply rooted ties at local and societal levels in how to tackle the challenges of climate change around the world. The Singaporean Foreign Minister Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan spoke about the warm and lasting nature of the relations between Singapore and Sri Lanka. our two countries, also during this time of COVID19. The event was attended by former Sri Lankan high commissioners serving in Singapore, Chitranganee Wagiswara, Nimal Weerarathna, Ferial Ashraff and Hony.Consul of Singapore in Sri Lanka Dr. Jayantha Dharmadasa, Singapore Business Community in Sri Lanka, Secretary of the Ministry of Media, Foreign Ministry officials and the Post Office.