Sri Lanka Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya Wednesday welcomed Patricia Butenis, the United States’ newly-confirmed Ambassador-designate to Sri Lanka, as she prepares to take charge of the U.S. Embassy in Colombo.

Members of the Sri Lankan community in the Washington, D.C. area raised thousands of dollars Saturday for a housing program that will help members of Sri Lanka’s armed forces buy homes. The July 18 event occurred simultaneously at the homes of Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya and five diplomats assigned to the Embassy of Sri Lanka in […]

A group of 30 Sri Lankan high school students visited the Embassy of Sri Lanka last week. They met with the Embassy staff and posed questions about issues such as the recent victory over the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, internally displaced persons and Sri Lanka’s relations with the United States.

Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya last week met with Robert M. Scher, the newly appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South & Southeast Asia at the US Department of Defense.

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU Ravinatha Aryasinha has said the rejection by European voters of those who campaigned on a pro-LTTE platform at the recently concluded European Parliamentary elections, should encourage the EU to “re-calibrate its relationship with Sri Lanka” and “engage in a constructive manner in the post-LTTE context”.

At a meeting, convened on 13th August 2009 by Sri Lankan Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Newton Gunaratna at the Ambassador’s Residence, SAARC Ambassador’s Club was inaugurated in keeping with the SAARC tradition.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin, for the ninth consecutive year, participated in the 'ALL NATIONS FESTIVAL' held in Berlin on 4th July 2009 in the Chancery premises. The German Public and the Sri Lankan expatriate community had an opportunity to experience a glimpse of the country. The Open Day in summer is one […]