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.

Updated Privacy Notice

APSL Privacy Policy – Updated on 2018.05.24   Introduction APSL is committed to protecting our members, sponsors and donors’ privacy and takes its responsibility regarding the security of customer information very seriously. We will be clear and transparent about the information we are collecting and what we will do with that information. This Policy sets out […]

‘Living in the UK’ – Discussion Series

 ‘Living in the UK’ – Discussion Series “Eastern and Western values” Sunday 28th January 2018 – 3-4pm The APSL in collaboration with the Redbridge Buddhist Vihara will be conducting the next discussion in the series ‘Living in the UK / Sri Lankan Cultural Values’. Sponsored by: The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK […]

APSL in collaboration with Hela Sarana donate 300 KN-95 respirator Masks to the Apeksha Cancer Hospital, Mahargama

APSL in collaboration with Hela Sarana donated 300 KN-95 respirator Masks to the Apeksha Cancer Hospital, Mahargama. This was jointly funded by Hela Sarana and the kind donations of Sri Lankans living in the UK and around the world through the APSL- Emergency Response Fund (APSL -ERF). The PPE respirator masks were handed over to […]

APSL Webinar: Post COVID-19 Economic Vision for Sri Lanka – Saturday 23rd May 2020 at 5pm

APSL Webinar: Post COVID-19 Economic Vision for Sri Lanka will be held on  Saturday 23rd May at 5pm, and delivered by Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, former Governor of Central Bank, Sri Lanka and moderated by the APSL President Dr. Mahesh de Silva. Dr. Coomaraswamy chaired the Pathfinder Foundation Study Group comprised 19 leading academics and private […]

APSL in collaboration with Hela Sarana donate 300 KN 95 respirator masks to the Sri Lanka Navy General Hospital, Welisara

APSL in collaboration with Hela Sarana donated 300 KN 95 respirator masks to the Sri Lanka Navy General Hospital, Welisara. This was jointly funded by Hela Sarana and the kind donations of Sri Lankans living in the UK and around the world through the APSL- Emergency Response Fund (APSL -ERF). The PPE respirator masks were […]

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