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The General Post Office including most hotels in Colombo provides fax services.


Internet and e-mail services are provided in Internet cafes. Pan Lanka Networking P.L. is the ISP.

Mobile telephone

Sri Lanka is on GSM 900 network. Operators include Celltel Infiniti, Dialog GSM and Lanka Cellular Services (Pte) Ltd.


Airmail to Europe takes about 1 week. The main post office in Colombo is across from the President’s house.

General Post Office
Janadhipathi Mawatha,
Colombo 1.


English newspapers published in the country are the Daily News, The Island and The Observer.


BBC World Service and Voice of America. From time to time frequencies change. Check on-line for the most current information.


Country telephone code: 94.
Outgoing international code: 00.

IDD facilities in the principal cities. Phone cards are for sale at post offices and shops.


Can be sent from all post offices.
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