JOINT PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWING THE FIRST MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON GOVERNANCE, RULE OF LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER THE E U SRI LANKA JOINT COMMISSION

January 21, 2016 at 11:34 am

The Working Group on Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights under the European Union-Sri Lanka Joint Commission concluded its first meeting in Colombo on 21 January 2016. The meeting was held at the...

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Sri Lanka’s Travel Spots Showcased in North America’s Largest Travel Show

January 12, 2016 at 12:25 pm

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in collaboration with Sri Lanka Embassy in Washington,organized a Sri Lanka travel booth at the New York Times Travel Show from January 08-10, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits...

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WASHINGTON EMBASSY MARKS ONE YEAR IN OFFICE OF PRESIDENT SIRISENA

January 11, 2016 at 3:18 pm

Marking the first anniversary in office of President Maithripala Sirisena, the Embassy of Sri Lanka organized a get together with a representative group of Sri Lankan-Americansin the Washington D.C. area...

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Sri Lanka declared eligible for assistance under the Millennium Challenge Account

December 17, 2015 at 11:17 am

At the meeting of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) held in Washington DC on 16 December, Sri Lanka was selected as an eligible country for assistance from fiscal...

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REMARKS TO MEDIA BY FOREIGN MINISTER MANGALA SAMARAWEERA, FOLLOWING TALKS WITH US UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE (DESIGNATE) FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS THOMAS SHANNON

December 15, 2015 at 10:46 am

Good evening ladies and gentlemen. It has been an honor and a privilege to welcome Ambassador Thomas Shannon, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs- designate, to Sri Lanka, this evening. As...

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Remarks to Media by Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs on Human Rights Day Ministry of Foreign Affairs

December 10, 2015 at 9:45 pm

Ladies & Gentleman, Today is Human Rights Day, as you know. And as in the past, Sri Lanka will join the countries of the world in commemorating this important event. But this year, Sri Lanka’s commemorations...

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