The former President of Sri Lanka Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa visited Bangladesh in April 2011. The Hon`ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh Hon. Sheikh Hasina led a high level 50-member delegation to attend the CHOGM-2013 held in Colombo during 15-17 November 2013. During that visit, the Hon’ble Prime Minister had a courtesy meeting with the then President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka. After the elections in Sri Lanka in 2015, talks are underway in diplomatic channels on a head of state level visit from Sri Lanka to Bangladesh.
The current President and then Minister of Health of Sri Lanka H.E. Maithripala Sirisena visited Bangladesh in April 2013 and June 2014, During the latter visit, he signed with his Bangladesh counterpart the MoU on Procurement of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka on 23 June 2014.
The Hon’ble Information Minister of Bangladesh Hasanul Haq Inu paid a visit to Sri Lanka during 16-19 June 2015. During the visit, he and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mr. Gayantha Karunathilaka agreed that Bangladesh and Sri Lanka would conclude an MOU on “Cooperation in Radio, Film and Television Field between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka”. The Hon’ble Minister also met Sri Lankan Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Rauff Hakeem.
The Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare of Bangladesh Mohammed Nasim visited Sri Lanka on 01-06 May 2016. During the visit, he paid a courtesy call on President H.E. Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo on 03 May 2016.
The Hon’ble Minister of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Noor visited Sri Lanka on 09-13 May 2016. During the visit, he inaugurated the Bangladesh Gallery of the International Buddhist Museum at the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha in Kandy on 10 May 2016. Besides, he also graced cultural show by visiting Bangladesh cultural troupe in Colombo on 09 May and in Kandy on 11 May 2016.