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One more example of how U.S. partnerships improve the lives of people in Sri Lanka: “By establishing a reliable source for milk
February 23, 2016

Representatives from the Embassy of the United States of America and senior Sri Lankan officials presided at the February 18 signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between dairy farmers, CIC Dairies, and Milk Industries of Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. The MoU will help dairy farmers in Polonnaruwa to increase their milk sales. The Honorable Minister of Rural Economic Affairs P Harrison joined USAID Acting Mission Director Reed Aeschliman at the ceremony, where farmers also received equipment from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help increase milk production.

USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman welcomes participants to the Parliament training program, sharing technical assistance to
February 1, 2016

Parliament participated in a U.S.-supported workshop to help Members of Parliament better hear and address the concerns of their constituencies. This training, conducted in both Sinhala and Tamil, is part of the approximately 73 million LKR ($509,000) project from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to assist the Sri Lankan Parliament become more effective and responsive to the people they represent.

January 25, 2016

For the past 60 years, the Government and the people of the United States have demonstrated a strong commitment to assisting Sri Lanka in achieving sustainable development for a stable, democratic, and prosperous nation.

U.S. Embassy Helps Young Farmers Build Successful Agri-businesses
November 25, 2015

The Embassy of the United States of America launched the Youth Farmer Development program in Trincomalee last week through a partnership with the Ministry of Provincial Agriculture and Animal Production and Development (Eastern Province), the Office of the Government Agent, CIC Agribusiness, and Hatton National Bank.

U.S. Assistance to Polonnaruwa Factory Boosts Local Jobs and Income
October 22, 2015

U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap recently visited the facilities of All Focus (Pvt.) Ltd. in Gallella to congratulate the managers and workers for successfully boosting employment in the Polonnaruwa region.  The new facilities and equipment are part of an innovative partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and private Sri Lankan businesses.  Since 2011, USAID has committed $22.4 million (approximately 3.1 billion LKR) in partnerships like this throughout Sri Lanka.