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Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) was established in 1994 under the guidance of the then Prime Minister, the Late Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike for the object of offering advanced training courses in Diplomacy & International relations in accordance with the aims of the Bandaranaike Memorial Foundation to promote international peace, understanding and cooperation through such studies, discussions and dissemination of knowledge. The task of founding the BIDTI was rested on shoulders of the late Deshamanya Dr. Vernon L. B. Mendis, who was not only its first Director General but also the first entrant to the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1949. Learn more>>

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Inauguration of the English Language Proficiency Development Programme
The English Language Proficiency Development Programme for the staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was inaugurated on 1st of August 2018 at the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI).

Welcoming the gather...
 
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22nd Convocation of the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute
22nd Convocation of the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) was held on Friday, 13th July at the BMICH. Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe graced the event as the Chief Guest, in the presence of the Hon. Minister of...
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Overseas Sri Lankans could be an important vehicle for development
Successful engagement with an expatriate community goes beyond financial benefits as it includes sharing knowledge and cultural values, learning new skills as well as opening up new opportunities.

People who leave a country have not di...
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Nearly one in every 40 is a migrant. Every year, m...
Every year, millions of people leave their homeland seeking safe haven due to various reasons. According to United Nations estimates, nearly one in every 40 is a migrant and their experience vastly differ from each other. However, they have a wide-ra...
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Ironically, the worst impacts of climate change wi...
Climate change is a major concern to everyone on the planet because it threatens to exacerbate these existing problems. Global warming is unequivocal and almost certainly caused by recent human activities that have increased the greenhouse gas emissi...

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