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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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50th Anniversary of Ordination of Uparatana Thero, Chief Incumbent of Maryland Buddhist Vihara

November 7, 2016 at 1:45 pm

A celebration was held to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Ordination of the Most Venerable Katugastota Uparatana Thero, Chief Judiciary Sanganayake of the United States and the Chief Incumbent...

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MINE DETECTION DOG (MDD) TEAM OF THE SRI LANKA ARMY SELECTED AS 2016 TEAM OF THE YEAR

October 27, 2016 at 1:11 pm

At the Annual “Clearing the Path” Gala 2016 organized by The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) of Washington D.C., Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and its handler Lance Corporal Nawarathne of the Sri...

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Sri Lanka signs the D.C. Sustainability Pledge

October 6, 2016 at 7:19 pm

Demonstrating the Embassy’s support for the District of Columbia’s environmental and sustainability goals, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam joined over 62 Ambassadors and Embassy representatives on October...

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