US Ambassador calls on Foreign Minister

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COLOMBO (News 1st): The Ambassador of United States to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris today (21).

The Foreign Minister thanked the United States for the assistance extended to combat the pandemic and to mitigate the environmental impact of the MV X-Press Pearl disaster.

Prof. Peiris also welcomed the recent tripartite Letter of Cooperation between the EDB, the USAID and the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce under the PARTNER programme to offer training for Development Officers of the EDB.

Furthermore, he also welcomed private sector investments from the United States in Sri Lanka.

Moreover, other bilateral matters such as the convening of the U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue, the Joint Commission of Trade & Investment Framework Agreement and U.S.- Sri Lanka Sectoral Dialogues were also discussed in detail during the meeting.

 

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