Media Advisory

Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam, Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and visiting US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, will be holding a Joint Press Conference on Monday 6 November 2017 at 19:30 hours (7:30PM) at the Main Conference Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic Building, Colombo-01, following conclusion of US-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue.

All Media are invited to attend. Copy of Invitation Letter. 

Print Media are kindly requested to arrive by 7.00 p.m. on 06th November 2017, while Electronic Media are kindly advised to be at the venue by 6.30 p.m. to ensure adequate time to set up camera equipment.

It would be appreciated to receive confirmation of media representative/(s) who would attend the Press Conference by 3.00 p.m. on Monday, 06th November 2017, to assist with logistical arrangements.

To assist with arrangements, media are requested to send confirmation of attendence on the attached media reply form and return by e-mail to or by fax to 2472488. Media Reply form (PDF) is also available online at :

Public Communications Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs