Sri Lanka in push for stronger economic ties with US

July 17, 2012 at 3:32 pm

By Charitha Fernando July 17, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is pushing for stronger economic ties with the United States which will strengthen overall diplomatic relations between the two countries, a top...

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People’s welfare is more important than safeguarding political power – President

July 17, 2012 at 3:22 pm

President Mahinda Rajapakse emphasized that it is more important to provide welfare to the people than safeguarding political power. He pointed out that previous governments refrained from implementing...

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SRI LANKAN TALENT SHINES AT SOUTH ASIAN CULTURAL DIVERSITY EVENT AT US STATE DEPARTMENT

July 15, 2012 at 10:21 am

Washington DC, July 12: Choreographic Talents of young Sri Lankan Americans dazzled an audience of US State Department officials, diplomats and guests on Thursday at a cultural performance held at the...

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SRI LANKA WILL CONTINUE TO BENEFIT WITH US DUTY FREE ACCESS FOR GSP ELIGIBLE PRODUCTS – US CLOSES GSP WORKER RIGHTS REVIEW OF SRI LANKA

June 30, 2012 at 10:18 am

 United States closes GSP Worker Rights review of Sri Lanka without any change to Sri Lanka’s GSP trade benefits. United States Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk revealed this afternoon that...

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SRI LANKA EMBASSY WASHINGTON DC SPONSORS LAUNCHING OF AN INTERNATIONAL BOOK ON ASIA’S GREATEST PAGEANT: “SRI LANKA & KANDY ESALA PERAHERA” BY MICHAEL SARNACKI

June 21, 2012 at 9:31 am

“This is (the book) not just a picture story – this is our history”– Ven. Maharagama Dhammasiri Thero, the Chief Incumbent of the first Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in US – Washington Buddhist...

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SRI LANKAN MONTESSORI EDUCATOR RECEIVES HIGHEST INDUSTRY HONOURS – AMERICAN MONTESSORI SOCIETY LIVING LEGACY 2012 AWARD

June 14, 2012 at 10:36 am

“Award brings great pride to Sri Lanka and reflects positively on the country’s Montessori Movement” – Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States “Humbly and Selflessly, Chandra Fernando...

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