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Following the acts of terror that took place on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have continued to engage with high-level government officials and tourism stakeholders in order to assess the current situation and have taken necessary steps to ensure all possible assistance is provided to tourists in need of help.

At the 11th International Chef Challenge concluded at the Reagan International Trade Centre in Washington DC on 02nd April 2019, Chef, Anuradha Wijesinghe who represented the Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington DC, won the People’s Choice Silver Award. This is the first time an officer from the Sri Lankan Embassy has been bestowed such an award by the International Chef Challenge since its inception in 2007. 

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington had the distinct pleasure of hosting the media preview dinner of the 11th International Chef Challenge at the Sri Lanka Residence in Washington DC on 20th March 2019.

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Sri Lanka presented its authentic culinary at the Annual Embassy Chef Challenge held on May 24th at the International Trade Center in the Ronald Regan Building in Washington DC.

Recognizing the importance of ever increasing tea market in the United States, Sri Lanka Embassy in Washington in collaboration with Sri Lanka Tea Board organized roadshows in New York and Washington to promote Ceylon Tea with special focus on Brand Promotions and distinguishing the difference in flavour, strength and aroma of the different agro climatic regional teas of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka as a destination for US tourists received a boost at the 7th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge gala this week at the International Trade Center in the elegant Ronald Reagan building in Washington DC.Washington DC, May 22: Sri Lanka as a destination for US tourists received a boost at the 7th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge gala this week at the International Trade Center in the elegant Ronald Reagan building in Washington DC. At this event, over a dozen Embassy Chefs displayed their culinary skills and presented their signature food preparations to compete for the Judges' Choice and People's Choice Awards. Sri Lanka, represented by the Embassy Chef Tuan Buran, presenting his Spicy Chicken Kottu received accolades and was popular among visitors. All participating Chefs were required to present one pre-prepared food item for sampling and for consumption by visitors. The Embassy food booth at the event depicted Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage and attractive tourist sites. At the Sri Lankan booth, an awareness programme on Ceylon Cinnamon was conducted for visitors, participating Chefs and Judges to provide first-hand information on quality Cinnamon with sampling of “Pure Ceylon Cinnamon”. The Embassy Chef Challenge is part of a month-long celebration of international cultural awareness during the month of May conducted by the Cultural Tourism DC (CTDC). [gallery order="DESC" columns="4"]

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