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MINISTER G.L. PEIRIS TELLS WASHINGTON AUDIENCE THAT “HOME-GROWN” SOLUTION TO POST-CONFLICT RECONCILIATION WILL ENSURE LASTING PEACE IN SRI LANKA

May 16, 2012 at 4:45 pm

WASHINGTON (May 15, 2012) – External Affairs Minister Prof.G.L. Peiris opened a four-day, official visit to Washington, D.C. Tuesday with a series of meetings with key U.S. Senate leaders and a talk...

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Ambassador Wickramasuriya Calls upon Sri Lankan Americans to Show Solidarity with their Sri Lankan Brethren

March 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm

View Ambassador’s Webcast March 2012 In this month’s webcast Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya provides an update on the situation regarding Sri Lanka at the ongoing United Nations Human...

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CASE AGAINST PRESIDENT RAJAPAKSA DISMISSED BY US COURT

February 29, 2012 at 8:35 pm

RECOGNIZING “FOREIGN POLICY INTERESTS” IN U.S.-SRI LANKA RELATIONSHIP WASHINGTON (Feb. 29, 2012) – A U.S. federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Sri Lankan President Mahinda...

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“LLRC RECOMMENDATIONS MUST BE ADOPTED IN A DEMOCRATIC MANNER WITHOUT EXTERNAL PRESSURE TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION AND LASTING RESULTS” – JALIYA WICKRAMASURIYA

February 25, 2012 at 8:54 am

Sri Lankan Ambassador outlines extensive reconciliation measures already underway in speech to diplomatic group. WASHINGTON (Feb. 23, 2012) – Sri Lanka has progressively already adopted a broad...

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CONGRESSIONAL LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA LAUDS SRI LANKA’S PROGRESS, PROPOSES STRONGER U.S.-SRI LANKAN TIES

February 11, 2012 at 8:45 pm

WASHINGTON – A group of influential members of Congress have urged President Barack Obama to strengthen ties between the United States and Sri Lanka, noting Sri Lanka’s May 2009 triumph over terrorism,...

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SRI LANKAN EMBASSY SPONSORS CULTURAL PERFORMANCE AT WORLD BANK

February 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm

Sri Lanka Culture and tourism are showcased “Sri Lanka will continue to prosper in times ahead.“ – World Bank Executive WASHINGTON – The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C. and...

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