Do not apply double standards – Minister Samarasinghe at UNHRC

February 28, 2013 at 11:47 am

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should not embark upon or encourage either debate on or any country-specific resolution by virtue of a selective process which would run counter to the founding...

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SL should not be singled out for any disproportionate attention in UNHRC

February 27, 2013 at 10:49 am

Sri Lanka should be encouraged in its reconciliation process, rather than being singled out for any disproportionate attention in this Council, Priyanga Wicremasinghe, Counsellor of the Sri Lanka Permanent...

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EMBASSY REQUIRES CONFIRMATION TO FIRM UP TRAVEL PLANS TO ATTEND THE OPENING OF MATTALA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

February 24, 2013 at 8:52 pm

This communication is to encourage potential passengers who could not register earlier and reserve their seats, since accepting reservations will be closed shortly. The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington...

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US should not bully small countries – US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

February 22, 2013 at 11:08 am

The United States should not bully a small country like Sri Lanka, considering the difficulties it has had to face during a 30 year conflict, a member of the US House of Representatives who is visiting...

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SL saying ‘Yes’ to humanitarian norms – ICRC chief

February 22, 2013 at 10:40 am

There is a very interesting and positive response from a wide cross section of the Sri Lankan public, including the Army, the Police, academic circles and the Ministry of External Affairs, to awareness-raising...

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SRI LANKAN TRADITIONAL DANCE AND MUSIC DAZZLES THE WORLD BANK HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON

February 20, 2013 at 6:11 pm

Country promotion through Culture, Investment and Trade Washington, February 15, 2013: Sri Lanka Embassy in Washington DC as part of its vigorous cultural diplomacy programme organized the fifth annual...

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