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Presidential Message on Ramadan, 2019

May 5, 2019 I send my warmest greetings to all Muslims observing the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan commemorates when the sacred Quran was revealed to Muhammad. At the spotting of the crescent moon, Muslim families and communities will honor this revelation by beginning a month of inward reflection, spiritual renewal, and prayer. During Ramadan, ...
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U.S. Cooperation to Enhance Safety in Sri Lanka

Embassy of the United States of America Colombo PRESS RELEASE Public Affairs Section Tel:  +94 (1) 249-8100   Fax:  +94 (1) 244-9070 Email:  VanHornNT@state.gov  ●  https://lk.usembassy.gov The United States Government continues to assist Sri Lankan authorities in the aftermath of the horrific attacks that occurred in the country on Easter Sunday.  At the request of the Sri Lankan ...
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United States Provides Support to Sri Lanka in Wake of Attacks

Embassy of the United States of America Colombo PRESS RELEASE Public Affairs Section Tel:  +94 (1) 249-8100   Fax:  +94 (1) 244-9070 Email:  VanHornNT@state.gov  ●  https://lk.usembassy.gov Release No. 20190427   United States Provides Support to Sri Lanka in Wake of Attacks   April 27, Colombo:  Following the tragic Easter Sunday attacks, President Trump immediately extended an offer of comprehensive support to Sri ...
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Travel Advisory: Sri Lanka – Level 3 – Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Sri Lanka due to terrorism. On April 26, 2019, the Department of State ordered the departure of all school-age family members of U.S. government employees in Kindergarten through 12th grade.  The Department also authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees and family members. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Sri ...
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