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Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at Osmania College in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

November 22, 2015 Sinhala translation  (PDF 67.3 KB) Tamil translation  (PDF 133 KB) Vanakkam! Thank you, Minister Gurukularaja for that kind introduction. Thank you, Principal Ashraf, for inviting me to visit your marvellous College.  And thank you Chief Minister Wigneswaram for finding the time to join us today. Thanks to all of you for having me! It is an honor and really a wonderful ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at Uthayan Newspaper Headquarters in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

November 22, 2015 Hello, everybody. I’m also a former journalist. I represent a president in President Obama who believes in every fiber of his being of the importance of the press holding government accountable. And every one of you who has any role in putting this paper out day, after day, after day is playing ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Press Availability Following a Bilateral Meeting with

November 21, 2015 Sinhala translation  (PDF 1.2 MB) Tamil translation  (PDF 91.5 KB) Mr. Minister, it’s wonderful to be here in Sri Lanka. I just touched down a few hours ago and I already feel immersed in the warmth and hospitality of your dynamic country – your dynamic and welcoming people. You reminded me in our meeting that we only met ...
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U.S. Trade Show 2015 Showcases Opportunities for U.S.-Sri Lankan Partnerships

November 17, 2015 Sinhala Translation (pdf, 267 kb) Tamil Translation (pdf, 163 kb) Top American companies from a wide variety of sectors are showcasing their products, technologies, and services at U.S. Trade Show 2015 from November 17-18 at the Hotel Galadari in a free event open to the public.  U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap and chief guest, Honorable Minister of ...
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