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SRI LANKA EMBASSY 2021 ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE TRADE WITH USA, MEXICO & OAS MEMBER STATES PREVIEWED DURING VIRTUAL MEETING WITH KEY GOSL OFFICIALS

A virtual meeting was held on 14 January with key GOSL officials from the Foreign Ministry (MFA), Dept. of Commerce (DOC) and the Export Development Board (EDB) to preview the Washington D.C. based Sri Lanka Embassy’s 2021 Action Plan to enhance trade with the USA, Mexico & OAS member States.

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FOREIGN MINISTER SEEKS ASSISTANCE TO BOOST FDIS FROM HONORARY CONSULS BASED IN COLOMBO

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena sought the assistance of Honorary Consuls based in Colombo to encourage foreign investors to invest in Sri Lanka. The Minister made this request at a meeting held yesterday (11 January) with the Honorary Consuls based in Colombo, at the Foreign Ministry. The meeting was held in compliance with the Covid-19 health guidelines.

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US CHARGES 3 SRI LANKAN CITIZENS WITH TERRORISM OFFENSES, INCLUDING CONSPIRING TO PROVIDE MATERIAL SUPPORT TO ISIS, IN SRI LANKA 2019

The Justice Department announced today that three Sri Lankan citizens have been charged with terrorism offenses, including conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization (ISIS).  The men were part of a group of ISIS supporters which called itself “ISIS in Sri Lanka.”  That group is responsible for the 2019 Easter attacks in the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka, which killed 268 people, including five U.S. citizens, and injured over 500 others, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed today.

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SRI LANKA EMBASSY 2021 ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE TRADE WITH USA, MEXICO & OAS MEMBER STATES PREVIEWED DURING VIRTUAL MEETING WITH KEY GOSL OFFICIALS

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A virtual meeting was held on 14 January with key GOSL officials from the Foreign Ministry (MFA), Dept. of Commerce (DOC) and the Export Development Board (EDB) to preview the Washington D.C. based Sri Lanka Embassy’s 2021 Action Plan to enhance trade with the USA, Mexico & OAS member States.

FOREIGN MINISTER SEEKS ASSISTANCE TO BOOST FDIS FROM HONORARY CONSULS BASED IN COLOMBO

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Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena sought the assistance of Honorary Consuls based in Colombo to encourage foreign investors to invest in Sri Lanka. The Minister made this request at a meeting held yesterday (11 January) with the Honorary Consuls based in Colombo, at the Foreign Ministry. The meeting was held in compliance with the Covid-19 health guidelines.

US CHARGES 3 SRI LANKAN CITIZENS WITH TERRORISM OFFENSES, INCLUDING CONSPIRING TO PROVIDE MATERIAL SUPPORT TO ISIS, IN SRI LANKA 2019

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The Justice Department announced today that three Sri Lankan citizens have been charged with terrorism offenses, including conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization (ISIS).  The men were part of a group of ISIS supporters which called itself “ISIS in Sri Lanka.”  That group is responsible for the 2019 Easter attacks in the South Asian nation of Sri Lanka, which killed 268 people, including five U.S. citizens, and injured over 500 others, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed today.

"INDIA WILL ALWAYS BE A DEPENDABLE PARTNER AND RELIABLE FRIEND OPEN TO STRENGTHENING ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH SRI LANKA” SAYS EAM DR. S. JAISHANKAR

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Visiting Minister of External Affairs of India Dr. S.Jaishankar held bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena at the Republic Building on 06 January 2021. During the cordial discussions, a gamut of issues covering multiple areas of bilateral cooperation was taken up, including economic, financial, trade and investment cooperation, cultural exchanges, defence and security, development cooperation as well as Covid 19 pandemic response.

INDIA READY TO GIVE ITS COVID VACCINE TO SRI LANKA – EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTER JAISHANKAR TELLS PRESIDENT

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India is ready to give priority to Sri Lanka when supplying to other countries the vaccine now being produced by India to treat COVID 19 virus, the External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar told President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

'COLOMBO PORT CITY COMMISSION BILL' TO BE DRAFTED TO ATTRACT INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS

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The Department of Government Information said, Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers on Monday (4 January) has approved the proposal to draft ‘Colombo Port City Commission Bill’ in accordance with the structure desired by the Government to meet national requirements and to attract foreign investments. The proposal has been tabled by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

LET US UNITE AND DEDICATE OURSELVES FOR THE BETTERMENT OF OUR MOTHERLAND – FOREIGN MINISTER GUNAWARDENA

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It is our responsibility in the New Year 2021 to work together as Sri Lankans shedding all differences to safeguard the dignity, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Sri Lanka while maintaining ‘Kalyana Mithra’ friendly relations with all countries of the world, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena stated in his message for the New Year.

SRI LANKAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON D.C. ORGANIZES A BUDDHA POOJA AND DHAMMA SERMON TO OBSERVE UNDUVAP POYA DAY

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The Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington D.C. organized a Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon on 29 December 2020 at the Embassy premises in lieu of Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day.  This is the Dhamma Sermon organized by the Embassy to mark the monthly Full Moon Poya Day.

AMBASSADOR ARYASINHA COMMENDS THE SERVICES RENDERED BY THE MAHA SANGA IN THE PROPAGATION OF BUDDHISM ACROSS THE WORLD

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Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha has commended the services rendered by the Maha Sanga living in the United States of America and in other countries, and said they propagated the most sacred offering Sri Lanka could share with the world - Buddhism.

EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON DC ORGANIZES VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS

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Christmas was celebrated by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C. on Tuesday (22 December), connecting virtually with a cross section of the Sri Lanka community in the Greater Washington area. The main programme conducted at the Embassy along with the choir, was joined through zoom by individual families from their homes and also members of the Hope Community Church, Arlington, and the Calvary Church in New York.

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SRI LANKAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON D.C. ORGANIZES A BUDDHA POOJA AND DHAMMA SERMON TO OBSERVE UNDUVAP POYA DAY

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The Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington D.C. organized a Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon on 29 December 2020 at the Embassy premises in lieu of Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day. This is the Dhamma Sermon organized by the Embassy to mark the monthly Full Moon Poya Day.

AMBASSADOR ARYASINHA COMMENDS THE SERVICES RENDERED BY THE MAHA SANGA IN THE PROPAGATION OF BUDDHISM ACROSS THE WORLD

December 27, 2020
Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha has commended the services rendered by the Maha Sanga living in the United States of America and in other countries, and said they propagated the most sacred offering Sri Lanka could share with the world - Buddhism.

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