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U.S. Pacific Command Partners with the Maldives National Defense Force to Provide Life-Saving Emergency Medical Training

Colombo, February 9, 2017:  Medical personnel from the U.S. Pacific Command partnered with the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) and Ministry of Health to provide emergency medical training in Addu Atoll, January 29 to February 2.  The training increased the capacity of Maldivian first responders to save lives in the event of a medical emergency. ...
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President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address

THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the course of ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches New Website for Maldives

The Embassy of the United States of America to Sri Lanka and Maldives launched its new Maldives website ( https://mv.usmission.gov ) yesterday, featuring a more mobile-friendly layout, with easy-to-access and more locally-relevant news and information. The new homepage will allow users to quickly find the latest information about U.S.-Maldives relations, and also information about business and ...
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United States Breaks Ground on the New U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Sri Lanka, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap and the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Principal Deputy Director William Moser, alongside local officials, broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The multi-building complex ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity for 2017 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Competition

The U.S. Embassy Colombo is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2017 Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) large grants program.  We invite you to work with the Public Affairs section at U.S. Embassy Colombo to develop and submit proposals for possible funding under this initiative. You are invited to send project ...
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