The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa meets with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo – 27 October 2020
Founder of US New Fortress Energy Wes Edens meets Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to discuss investment opportunities in Sri Lanka – 12 January 2021
Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena meets with bipartisan U.S. Congressional delegation at the Ministry of Foreign Relations - 17 February 2020
The U.S. Congressional delegation hosted to lunch with Sri Lankas business leaders by Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha – 17 February 2020
Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha commences work at the Embassy in Washington D.C. amidst multi religious observances - 14 December 2021
Celebrations to mark the 73rd Anniversary of Independence – 4 February 2021
The Embassy celebrates Vesak with the participation of the Maha Sanga from the Greater Washington Area, Representatives from the International Buddhist Association of America (IBAA) and devotees in the USA via zoom - 26 May 2021
Interfaith religious observances in memory of the Easter Sunday attack at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. - 5 May 2020
The Embassy celebrates Thai Pongal virtually connecting via zoom with the Tamil community in the USA and a representative group in the Greater Washington area – 26 January 2021
The Embassy celebrates Iftar attended by a representative group of the Sri Lankan Muslim community resident in the Greater Washington area – 12 May 2021
The Embassy hosts New Year celebrations live and virtually enabling children to appreciate the rich traditions & cultural practices – 14 April 2021
The Embassy launches the Pan US Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) Network – 31 January 2021
NCE,SL Embassy in Washington host webinar to improve market access to the USA – 12 April 2021
Striving to ensure a better consular service by simplifying processes - 17 August 2021
Former US Coast Guard cutter “Sherman” gifted to Sri Lanka arrives at the Port of Colombo - 12 May 2019
The Embassy of Sri Lanka participates in an interfaith vigil at the U.S. Capitol – 9 May 2019
The Sri Lanka stand at the ' Winternational ' Embassy Showcase at the Ronald Reagan Building - 5 December 2019
Name Title Company
Peter Barcha Vice President Aurora Associates International
William E. Beckner Executive Vice President PDI Program Development International, LLC
Dr. Herbert Davis South Asia Affairs U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Gad Demry Senior Vice President for Production Gloria Vanderbilt
Jack W. Gehring Manager International Div. Caterpillar Inc
Angela Hoffmann Director of International Trade - National Government Relations Wal Mart
Sanjay Kumar Chairman & CEO Computer Associates International Inc
Lance Graef Vice President for Trade and Investment Nathan Associates
Uri Litvak Univeslanka Corporation
Ana Claudia Lopez South Asia Affairs U.S. Chamber of Commerce
David Merill Senior Vice President Nathan Associates
Karen Muir Asst. Vice President-Program Coordination International Executive Service Corps
Kikko Okajima Murray Vice President-Asia Pacific Region Riggs Bank N.A.
Luiz Olveira South Asia Affairs U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Garry Pigg Director - Business Development IMC Global Inc.
Joseph Ratnayake CEO Akxel Corporation
Mark J. Riedy Partner Pillsbury Winthrop, LLP
Andrew J. Samet Of. Counsel Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.
Dr. Mark J. Simpson South Asia Affairs U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Tony Weeresinghe CEO/Managing Director Millennium, Information Technologies
Aram Zamgochian South Asia Affairs U.S. Chamber of Commerce