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Sri Lanka reiterates commitment to Open Government Principles

February 6, 2017 at 9:58 am

At a meeting with Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam on February 1, Chief Executive Officer of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Sanjay Pradhan stated, that the election of the Sri Lankan government two...

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Regional Consular Office of Foreign Ministry to be opened in Jaffna

January 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Following the vision of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the public, the Ministry of Foreign...

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World Affairs Council of Washington features Sri Lanka

January 13, 2017 at 8:55 pm

The World Affairs Council – Washington D.C. (WAC-DC) commenced the New Year with a programme on Sri Lanka at a reception hosted by Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam for members and guests of the WAC-DC at...

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National Integration and Reconciliation Week marked in Washington

January 9, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Based on a concept of President Maithripala Sirisena, for the first time, the week from January 8 -14 was declared the National Integration and Reconciliation Week by the Government of Sri Lanka. To mark...

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HOLIDAYS OBSERVED BY THE EMBASSY

December 28, 2016 at 10:02 am

16 January ( Monday) - Martin Luther King Day 04 February (Saturday) - National Day 20 February ( Monday) - President’s Day 14 April ( Friday) - Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day 10 May (Wednesday) -...

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United States selects Sri Lanka for MCC Compact

December 16, 2016 at 10:16 am

Sri Lanka was selected as eligible for a Compact Programme under the U.S. Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) at the meeting of the MCC Board of Directors held in Washington DC on 13 December. Compact...

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