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U.S. Ambassador Opens Renovated Anuradhapura Archeology Museum

September 16, Anuradhapura:  U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz officially opened the Anuradhapura Department of Archeology Museum on September 12, marking the completion of a decade-long, U.S.-funded museum renovation project, which includes upgraded preservation techniques and equipment for its collection. The collection consists of archeologically significant rare objects, including gilded statues, bronze statues, ...
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Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz Mainstreaming Managing for Development Results in the Public Sector Colombo August 30, 2019

Ambassador Teplitz:  Good morning.  As you can see from my career history, managing for results, strategic planning, managing in general, is what I have been doing for the last 30 years.  Honorable Ministers, colleagues, distinguished guests, Secretary, it’s a pleasure to be here and to have a chance to help you open this seminar. We ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: US Embassy, Colombo 03,  Sri Lanka. Event: The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a protest of an estimated 20 people to be held in front of the U.S. Embassy today at 10:30 a.m. The protest should not impact embassy operations. Actions to Take: The Embassy reminds citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz at Pillars of Resilience Symposium

August 22, 2019 Good morning, everyone. Ayubowan. Vanakkam. Asalam Alaikum. It’s good to see everybody in the audience today and I want to especially thank the very distinguished group of speakers who came before me for their words of inspiration and I think explanation about why everyone is here today. And of course with the ...
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