In today's society, more than half of all marriages fail for various reasons.
The fact is that relationships, whether dating or married, are hard.
Some of the events supported by the Foundation in the recent past include the visit of Ambassador Shyam Saran for the launch of the Public Lecture series of the Foundation, participation of two Indian authors in the Galle Literary Festival 2012, performances of Maya Krishna Rao, renowned Kathakali Dancer and Solo performing artist in Colombo and Jaffna, participation of differently abled children from India accompanied by Ms. The India –Sri Lanka Foundation continues to play a catalytic role in supplementing the various initiatives by the Governments of the two countries in strengthening bilateral relationship and people to people contacts.
Alpana Nayak, famous Odissi Dancer in the ‘Very Special Arts Theatre Festival’ held at Moratuwa, restaging of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s dance drama ‘Shaap Mochan’ in many parts of Sri Lanka, organisation of “A Retrospective of Best of South Asia” in Colombo by Film South Asia, Nepal in association with Young Asia Television, inter-university debate involving the University of Colombo and the University of Delhi, etc.
The Foundation was established on December 28, 1998 by a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Governments of India and Sri Lanka, with the objective of fostering Indo-Sri Lanka relations through the enhancement of economic, scientific, educational, technical and cultural cooperation and the promotion of greater understanding between the peoples of the two countries.
The High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka in Colombo and the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India in New Delhi are the Co-Chairpersons of the Board.
This is a region with which my country, Sri Lanka, shares ancient links.
We are taking international dating to the next level.