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U.S. Launches Clean Drinking Water Project for Lhaviyani Atoll

December 21, 2015 The Embassy of the United States of America launched the construction of a new water management system last week in Hinnavaru, Lhaviyani Atoll.  When completed, the system will help ensure safe and high-quality drinking water for 4,700 local islanders.  Reed Aeshliman, Acting Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development ...
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U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Visits Sri Lanka

December 21, 2015 Sinhala Translation  (PDF 148 KB) Tamil Translation  (PDF 259 KB) U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for South and Southeast Asia Dr. Amy Searight concluded her three-day visit to Sri Lanka December 17-19.  During her visit, DASD Searight examined the future role Sri Lankan security forces could play in humanitarian assistance, responding to natural disasters, and increased ...
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U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap Meets Minister of Megapolis and Western Development

December 18, 2015 Read in Sinhala  (PDF 230 KB) Read in Tamil  (PDF 83.7 KB) U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap met today with Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Champika Ranawaka.  During the meeting, Ambassador Keshap and Minister Ranawaka discussed future infrastructure projects essential to Sri Lanka’s prosperity, energy production and environmental protection, and progress on the development of a new constitution.  Ambassador Keshap ...
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Counselor of the U.S. Department of State Tom Shannon Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka

December 18, 2015 Sinhala Translation  (PDF 418 KB) Tamil Translation  (PDF 304 KB) Counselor of the U.S. Department of State Tom Shannon departed Sri Lanka early yesterday, concluding a three-day visit highlighted by his announcement of the first U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue that will take place in February 2016 in Washington, D.C. During his visit, Ambassador Shannon met with, among others, ...
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