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U.S. Embassy Encourages U.S. Businesses to Expand Trade and Investment

On September 10, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap briefed a visiting delegation of U.S. business executives about opportunities to expand trade and investment between the U.S. and Sri Lanka.  In his remarks to the visiting executives, Ambassador Keshap urged their companies to seize the “golden moment of opportunity” in Sri Lanka, and highlighted the enormous potential for ...
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USAID Project Garners Prestigious International Energy Award

September 10, 2015 Sinhala Translation  (PDF 204 KB) Tamil Transalation  (PDF 201 KB) Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum (LRWHF) this week received the prestigious 2015 Energy Globe National Award to celebrate its work on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and resource conservation initiatives.  The project was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and USAID Mission Director Elisabeth Kvitashvili ...
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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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