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U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap Visits Temple of the Tooth, Pays Respects to Chief Prelates

September 9, 2015 U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap made his first official visit outside of Colombo to Kandy today, visiting Sri Dalada Maligawa and paying his respects to the Most Venerable Galagama Sri Aththadassi Mahanayake Thero of the Asgiriya Chapter, Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Mahanayake Thero of the Malwatta Chapter, and Most Venerable Napana ...
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Sinhala and Tamil New Year: Statement by Secretary Kerry

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I join you in celebrating the Sri Lankan New Year. The past year’s accomplishments have been historic, demonstrating the deep commitment of the Sri Lankan people for reconciliation, tolerance and peace. I offer my best wishes for a happy New Year and continued success as you ...
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