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Embassy Series: SRI LANKA

  • Residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador 2503 30th Street Northwest Washington, DC 20008 (map)

Embassy Series:
SRI LANKA

 

DATE: Thursday, January 12, 2017
TIME: 6:30-8:30pm
LOCATION: Residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador

2503 30th Street NW | Washington, DC 20008


Over the past centuries, Sri Lanka has been influenced by Indian and European cultures, making it a cultural melting pot and gaining independence from British rule in 1948. For twenty-five years Sri Lanka has embroiled in a Civil War with Tamil rebels, which resolved in the achieving a ceasefire in 2009. Since then, Sri Lanka has sought to build up its economy. The United States has supported and invested in Sri Lanka, improving bilateral trade with a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.

Please join the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC as His Excellency Prasad Kariyawasam, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, opens his Residency to the Council, and learn more about this beautiful and historic country.

 

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