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USAID/Sri Lanka Helps Power Up Trial of E-battery Swapping Stations in Colombo

Colombo, April 19, 2023 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Sri Lanka Energy Program and Sling Mobility (Pvt.) Ltd. signed a grant agreement on April 18 to develop and operate two battery swapping stations for electric two-wheelers. This grant, the first of its kind for the program, will fund construction of the ... Read More»

Ambassador Chung’s Remarks at Iftar Dinner

April 6, 2023 Moulavi Faiz, Moulavi Arshad, Ministers, Members of Parliament, fellow chiefs of mission, distinguished guests, Youth Forum members, friends, Assalaamu Alekhum.  I wish all of you Ramadan Mubarak and I am pleased to welcome you to this Iftar. This is my second Iftar since arriving as Ambassador last year.  Last year’s event was ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 3, 2023)

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka Event: Reports indicate the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) plans to hold a demonstration march starting from Lipton Circus moving towards the University Grants Commission at Ward Place (Colombo 7) at 2 PM today (Monday, April 3, 2023).  Approximately 1,000 people are expected to participate. Even peaceful demonstrations can quickly turn confrontational ... Read More»