US Assistant Sec. Todd calls on Mangala

22 May 2017 08:09 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs William E. Todd called on Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Monday.

Todd is the senior-most US State Department Official visiting Sri Lanka under the new US administration.

Mr. William Todd also met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday afternoon and is secluded to meet new Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

Foreign Affairs Ministry said the purpose of the visit is to work on strengthening US-Sri Lanka relations and discuss US support for the reform, reconciliation and development agenda of the National Unity Government of Sri Lanka.

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  • Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 23 May 2017 08:25 AM

    Won't there be no end to this so called strengthening US-Sri Lanka relations and for that matter with any other "friendly" nation? Or is it a weakening-strengthening process.

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