Prasad Kariyawasam assumes duties as Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

August 16, 2017 at 11:27 am

Following his appointment by President Maithripala Sirisena on 29 July, as Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prasad Kariyawasam assumed duties yesterday morning, Tuesday 15 August 2017. Mr....

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Farewell for Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam in Washington D.C.

August 9, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Though I wind up as Ambassador to the USA, I want to say that I will forever remain an Ambassador for ‘U.S.-Sri Lanka relations.’ I believe there is so much that our two countries, though geographically...

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Sri Lanka condemns hostile acts by North Korea which threatens international peace and security

July 29, 2017 at 9:58 am

The Government of Sri Lanka condemns the firing of a ballistic missile of intercontinental range by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 28 July 2017, and the series of recent similar...

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Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka renewed for the 115th Congress

July 25, 2017 at 5:35 pm

The Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka under the leadership of its co-chairs Representative Robert Aderholt (R-AL) and Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) recently renewed its registration as a Congressional...

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Claims arising out of the Armed Conflict

July 25, 2017 at 3:09 pm

The Ministry of Justice of Sri Lanka informs that pursuant to Section 4 of the Prescription (Special Provisions) Act No. 5 of 2016, disadvantaged persons who were unable to pursue their rights for the...

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Sri Lanka shares experiences at United States House Democracy Partnership Event

July 14, 2017 at 7:13 pm

Sri Lanka was accorded the privilege of sharing the podium with distinguished U.S. statesmen and government officials at a public event organized by the United States’ House of Representatives’ House...

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