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.

Season’s Greetings

  2019 was another highly productive year for APSL. We celebrated our 15th Anniversary and continued to serve the Sri Lankan community both in the UK and Sri Lanka through our highly successful projects and events. In the UK we continued the ‘Living in the UK’ discussion series for Sri Lankan children and ‘Young Professionals […]

APSL 15th Anniversary Ball

APSL 15th Anniversary Ball was held on Saturday 16th November 2019, at Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel. A wonderful evening packed with live music by Sky High, traditional and fusion dances by Dilini Seneviratne and troupe, performance by Osandi Kodagoda, Dutch auction and raffle draw with exciting prizes.  

15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) – 11th May 2019

The 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL), was held on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Grange City Hotel, Cooper’s Row, London, EC3N 2BQ. Her Excellency Ms Manisha Gunasekara, High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom, who is also the patron of the association […]

A huge thank to Cardiff Sri Lankan Community

The Sri Lankan community in Cardiff, South Wales, got together on 25th November 2017 at Lisvane Memorial Hall, Heol-Y-Delyn, Lisvane, Cardiff, with the heartful intention of raising funds for our APSL cancer relief fund. This was a very well-organized event with delicious food, good music, great company and above all for a great cause. More […]

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