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Regional Consular Office of Foreign Ministry to be opened in Jaffna

January 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Following the vision of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, of enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the public, the Ministry of Foreign...

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World Affairs Council of Washington features Sri Lanka

January 13, 2017 at 8:55 pm

The World Affairs Council – Washington D.C. (WAC-DC) commenced the New Year with a programme on Sri Lanka at a reception hosted by Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam for members and guests of the WAC-DC at...

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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 -2018

December 28, 2016 at 10:02 am

01 January ( Monday) -  New Year’s Day/ Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day 04 February ( Sunday ) – National Day 19 February ( Monday) -President’s Day 14 April (Saturday) -Sinhala & Tamil...

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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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