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Public Affairs

Public Diplomacy Section

The office of Public Diplomacy is the press and cultural section of the Embassy. Its goal is to strengthen mutual understanding between the Sri Lankan and American people.

Programs address a wide variety of political, economic, social and cultural themes and include:

  • Press activities
  • Professional and academic exchange programs
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Dissemination of information through the American Center Library
  • Collaboration with local universities and other educational institutions to promote American Studies and the teaching of English.

Public Diplomacy Office is closed on selected American and Sri Lankan Holidays

Please direct all inquiries to:

 OfficePhone Fax 
Public Diplomacy  +94 (11) 249-8100  +94 (11) 244-9070
American Center
Library
 +94 (11) 249-8133  +94 (11) 249-8101
Cultural Section  +94 (11) 249-8163  +94 (11) 244-9070
Press Section  +94 (11) 249-8157  +94 (11) 244-9070

44 Galle Road, Colombo 03
E-mail : amcentersl@state.gov

Hours of Operation:

Office Days Hours 
Public Diplomacy Monday through
Thursday 
8:00 am - 5:30 pm 
  Friday  8:00 am - 12 pm 
American Center
Library
Tuesday to
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm