The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK

Established in 2004, APSL is an association open to all Sri Lankans in the UK, irrespective of their ethnicity, creed or political affiliation. Our aim is to promote unity and professionalism among the Sri Lankans, foster good will and cultural relations in the UK, as well as support relief and development activities in Sri Lanka.

Our Vision

A peaceful, just and prosperous Sri Lanka where all her:

  • Citizens live with dignity in harmony with one another, where diversity is valued and celebrated,
  • Supported by those ahead of them, children realise their true potential,
  • Natural beauty and cultural heritage is enjoyed by the current generations and cherished and nurtured for the benefit of future generations, and
  • Professionals renowned for their knowledge, skills and hard work; make their mark on the world stage.

Our Mission

To foster unity and professionalism among the Sri Lankans in the UK, and harness their talent for the development of Sri Lanka.

To project a positive image of Sri Lanka in the UK, and promote cultural relations.

Our Values

We see diversity as a strength, regard family, community, religion and culture as the cornerstones and education and hard-work as the building blocks of success. We endeavour to uphold our reputation for honesty, generosity and professionalism in everything we do.

13th Annual APSL UK Fund Raising Dinner Dance – 23rd September 2017 – Grange Tower Bridge Hotel – London

It is with great pleasure that we would like to inform that APSL will be hosting its 13th annual fund-raising dinner dance this year at the Grange Tower Bridge hotel in London on 23rd September 2017. The aim of this year’s fund-raising event is to provide much needed medicines and other support to Cancer Patients in […]

Success story of APSL Solar Village Concept, Sri Lanka.

APSL Solar Village concept developed by APSL past President Prof. I. M. Dharmadasa focuses on the rural communities who are off the national grid or cannot afford commercially available alternatives, and trapped in poverty due to various reasons. In such a typical community, lighting comes from kerosene lamps and cooking is done with firewood. The […]

13th Annual General Meeting 2017

  THE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL SRI LANKANS IN THE UK (“APSL”) UK Registered Charity No: 1145786 APSL 13TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL), was held on Saturday 06th May 2017 at Citadines Holborn – Covent Garden, London, with the participation […]

Nochchiya Solar Village in Sri Lanka, Funded by UK registered Charities

     Nochchiya Solar village – APSL UK & HELA SARANA The first stage of a large solar village project at Nochchiya village-cluster ”Nochchiya Solar village” situated in the Kurunegala district, Sri Lanka, was established in January 2017, with the installation of two solar power systems, each funded by UK registered charities – The Association of […]

APSL Young Professionals Event

The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL) held its fifth Young Professionals Event (an initiative to promote knowledge transfer), at the Sri Lanka High Commission, London, on Friday 17 February 2017, with the participation of Her Excellency Ms Amari Wijewardene the High Commissioner. Four dynamic and talented speakers held the audience captive […]

APSL Scholarship Scheme – Second Anniversary Celebrations in Manchester

The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL) celebrated the 2nd Anniversary of their Scholarship Scheme with a dinner dance at the Persian Suite, Royal Nawaab, Manchester, on Saturday 26 November 2016. The event was well attended by the sponsors of the children, many members of the APSL and their friends and well-wishers. […]

12th Annual General Meeting

The 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL), was held on Saturday 14th May 2016 at Citadines Apart Hotel, Holborn, London, with the participation of the members of the Association. Mr. Manoj Warnapala, Minister Councillor for Education and Culture at the Sri Lanka High Commission attended […]

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