Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and visiting US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo held discussions this morning (28 October 2020) at the Foreign Ministry, covering several areas of the multifaceted relationship which exists between Sri Lanka and the United States. The discussions followed those with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa earlier in the morning.
Foreign Secretary Prof. Jayanath Colombage highlighted the growing importance of the Indian Ocean for global trade, and global security on Hyde Park, Ada Derana on 24 October 2020.
The Secretary of State of the United States of America, Mr. Michael R. Pompeo will undertake an Official visit to Sri Lanka from 27 to 28 October 2020, on an invitation extended by his Sri Lankan counterpart, Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington D.C. organized a Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon on 01st of October 2020 at the Embassy premises in view of Adhi Vap Poya day. This is the first such Dhamma Sermon organized by the Embassy, following the unveiling of the statue of Lord Buddha at the Embassy premises on 02nd September 2020.