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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

Ms. Dexter and Mr. Simrany auctioning the drawing created by Boston surrealist artist Julian

Despite the highly unpredictable weather conditions associated with Hanna and Ike hurricanes, many tea lovers flocked to the prestigious Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers in the afternoon of last Sunday, 7th September to witness a specialty Ceylon tea auction, which aimed at raising funds for the Tsunami-affected children in Sri Lanka. The event was jointly created by the editor/publisher of the well-known “Tea A Magazine”, Ms. Pearl Dexter and the famous tea sommelier of the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers, Ms. Cynthia Gold in close collaboration with the Tea Association of the USA, Inc. in New York and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C.. Mr. Joseph Simrany, President of the Tea Association of the USA, Inc. and Mr. Nimal Karunatilake, Minister (Commercial) of the Sri Lanka Embassy were in Boston over the week-end to support the charity auction. Full Story The Embassy is pleased to post on its website the following pages of the 2008 Summer issue of the "Tea"- A Magazine, which carries an article on the first ever Ceylon tea auction, held on the US soil. All proceeds from the auction were donated to a Tsunami related charity in Sri Lanka. Click here to read