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September 7, 2017 at 12:18 pm


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Hon.Tilak Marapana assumes duties as Minister of Foreign Affairs

August 19, 2017 at 8:33 pm

Hon. Tilak Marapana, Minister of Development Assignments assumed duties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Friday 18 August 2017. Minister Marapana was received by the Secretary of the Ministry of...

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Farewell for Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam in Washington D.C.

August 9, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Though I wind up as Ambassador to the USA, I want to say that I will forever remain an Ambassador for ‘U.S.-Sri Lanka relations.’ I believe there is so much that our two countries, though geographically...

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Claims arising out of the Armed Conflict

July 25, 2017 at 3:09 pm

The Ministry of Justice of Sri Lanka informs that pursuant to Section 4 of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No. 5 of 2016, disadvantaged persons who were unable to pursue their rights for the...

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June 13, 2017 at 4:54 pm

The Embassy of Sri Lanka wishes to express its profound gratitude to Sri Lankan Americans and other well wishers in the United States for making financial contributions towards the flood relief efforts...

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Providing Relief Assistance to Flood Victims in Sri Lanka

May 28, 2017 at 10:36 pm

As you are aware, due to heavy rains in the past few days, several regions of Sri Lanka have been affected by massive floods and landslides, resulting in substantial loss of life and property and displacement. ...

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