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The Sri Lankan community across the USA came together last Sunday (18th April) to celebrate Sinhala and Tamil New Year, through a Program initiated by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC. Particularly intended to help children living in the US appreciate the rich traditions and cultural practices of Sri Lanka, the program was held in collaboration with the recently constituted ‘Overseas Sri Lankans Network’ (OSL) in the USA, and included music/dance items from cities in 15 States across the US.


Dinesh Gunawardena, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka was elected to chair the 17th Session of the Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).

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Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena held a media conference at the Foreign Ministry today, 23 March 2021, to brief the media on the outcome of the UNHRC sessions in Geneva. He appreciated the support extended by the countries in favour of Sri Lanka.

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