US Ambassador discusses upcoming elections with EC officials

Colombo, May 29 - US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, held a meeting with R.M.A.L. Rathnayake, Chairman of the Election Commission to discuss the forthcoming elections in Sri Lanka. 

During the meeting, Ambassador Chung raised concerns regarding the conduct of the elections and sought clarity on several issues.

Following the discussion, Ambassador Chung shared on X (formerly Twitter) that the dialogue focused on the significance of free and fair elections as a cornerstone of democratic governance. She emphasized the shared commitment to upholding the integrity of the electoral process.

Chairman Rathnayake assured Ambassador Chung that the elections will be conducted in accordance with the constitutional powers vested in the Election Commission. He reiterated the Commission's dedication to ensuring a transparent and impartial election process.

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