Sri Lankan news - America & Canada

 

66th Independence Day Celebration in Los Angeles 2014

The 66th Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka was held on Saturday, 8 February 2014 at the Performing Arts Center in Arcadia, CA.

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The U.S. Sponsored Resolution On Sri Lanka At The UNHRC Is Detrimental To Lasting Peace In Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan Americans Inform The U.s. Senate And House Of Representatives

Washington , D.C. , March 27, 2014: A large  group of Sri Lankan- American voters  representing multiple states  gathered at Capitol Hill to meet their Members of Congress in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on March 26. The purpose of the meeting was to express their serious concerns over the resolution against Sri Lanka sponsored by the United States at the UNHRC for the third consecutive time.

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Us Senators introduce resolution In support of Sri Lanka's domestic reconciliation process

Calls on President Obama to adopt balanced and comprehensive policy towards Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan - born scientist at the BC Cancer Agency in Canada finds novel mutations in cancer

Dr. Jay Gunawardana, a Sri Lankan-born cancer researcher affiliated with the BC Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada has identified novel mutations in a gene that have not been described before in any cancer and holds the promise to provide better treatments for affected patients.

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Stand United To Fight Fallacies Against Your Motherland - Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya To Sri Lankan - Americans

Congressman Robert Aderholt (R-Alabama), Co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka, commends Sri Lanka's "ability and tenacity to keep your country free" and Sri Lanka's fundamental commitment to "democracy, human rights and the rule of law"

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Vibrant Cultural Show Marks Sri Lankan Independence Day in LA

Sri Lankan-Americans in Los Angeles celebrated Sri Lanka’s 66th Independence Day at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center on February 8 with traditional dances and cultural performances.

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Sri Lanka National Day Celebrations in Ottawa

The snow covered freezing temperature in Ottawa, did not deter the large expatriate Sri Lankan community and other special guests who attended the 66th Anniversary of Sri Lanka's National Day celebrations held on 9th February organized by the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa at the prestigious National Library & Archives Auditorium.

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The 66Th Independence Day Of Sri Lanka Celebrated With Elegance  In Washington DC

Sri Lanka expects genuine & meaningful support for reconciliation from international community  - Ambassador Wickramasuriya.

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Ceylon Tea Promotion at the Ottawa Tea Festival

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tea Board, for the third consecutive year organized the "Sri Lankan Pavilion" at the Ottawa Tea Festival held on 23rd November 2013 at the Ottawa Convention Centre .The High Commission's participation at the festival was another item in the continuous campaign to promote Ceylon Tea in the Canadian Market.

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A blessing ceremony to honor Ven. Kurunegoda Piyatissa Nayake Thero

Devotees, supporters and friends of  Ven. Kurunegoda Piyatissa Nayake Thero, chief abbott of New York  Buddhist Vihara,  held a bodhi pooja to wish him good health and long life in celebration of his 85th Birthday.

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