The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC participated in the 7th Annual "Winternational" Embassy Showcase held on 6 December 2018 at the International Trade Center in Washington DC.
The Charge D’ Affaires, participated in the state funeral of former US President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on 5th December 2018. On 3rd December 2018, he attended a special ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC and together with members of the diplomatic corps to paid his respects to the former US President whose remains laid in state at the Capitol from 3rd to 5th December 2018.
Trade Winds Indo - Pacific Business Networking Reception, organized by the US Department of Commerce was held for US companies and diplomatic officers from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka on 13th November 2018 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Centre in Washington DC, USA.
Foreign Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama, said that there was no justification for the Travel Advisories issued by a few countries, since there have been no incidents of violence or disruption in the country following the recent events.