Washington Embassy celebrates Thai Pongal

January 15, 2015 at 8:21 pm

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Statement by President Barack Obama on the Election in Sri Lanka

January 9, 2015 at 12:55 pm

On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the people of Sri Lanka on the successful and peaceful conclusion of Sri Lanka’s presidential election and incoming President Maithripala Sirisena on...

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President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe take office

January 9, 2015 at 12:42 pm

Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in as the sixth Executive President of Sri Lanka at Independence Square in Colombo on January 9th, 2015 by senior most Supreme Court Justice K J Sripavan. Leader of the...

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President Rajapaksa condemns terrorist attack in Paris

January 8, 2015 at 10:22 am

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has condemned the terrorist attack in Paris and offered his condolences to the families of the victims. Speaking from his home in Medamulana, President Rajapaksa said, “The...

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Inflation reached low single digit levels by end 2014

January 2, 2015 at 10:18 am

Inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers’ Price Index (CCPI) (2006/07=100), which is computed by the Department of Census and Statistics, decreased to 2.1 per cent in December 2014...

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Statement on US-Cuba rapprochement

December 27, 2014 at 2:44 am

Sri Lanka welcomes the announcements made by the leaders of the United States of America and Cuba, of a rapprochement between the two countries, thereby ending decades’ long estrangement and paving the...

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