HILTON HOTELS EXPAND FOOTPRINT IN SRI LANKA

April 21, 2017 at 5:31 pm

Following the landmark deal by Hilton to manage six more hotels in Sri Lanka, senior management of the Hilton met visiting Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Washington D.C. on the sidelines of the...

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Finance Minister highlights potential for increased Sri Lanka – U.S. bilateral trade

April 21, 2017 at 5:10 pm

Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighted prospects for increasing bilateral trade and U.S. investment in Sri Lanka at a breakfast roundtable meeting hosted...

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U.S. CONGRESS MEMBERS SIGNAL GREATER ENGAGEMENT AND SUPPORT FOR SRI LANKA

March 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm

In the month of February, two congressional delegations of U.S. House of Representatives visited Sri Lanka.  The first was a bipartisan four-member delegation of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP)...

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Remarks by Hon. Dr Harsha de Silva,Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Interactive Dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights

March 22, 2017 at 2:26 pm

Mr. President High Commissioner Deputy High Commissioner Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen I thank the High Commissioner for the presentation of his Report in which many of the achievements made by Sri...

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Support for Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka

March 15, 2017 at 11:48 pm

Mark C. Toner Acting Department Spokesperson Department of State Washington, DC March 15, 2017   On Monday, March 13 at the UN Human Rights Council the United States and other members of the Friends...

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SRI LANKA APPOINTS FIRST HONORARY CONSUL IN PENNSYLVANIA

March 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam today handed over the Commission of Appointment to David Bruce Sherman as Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul in the state of Pennsylvania. He is the first Honorary Consul of Sri...

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