Delegation of U.S. Congress members meets Prime Minister

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May 30, 2018 (LBO) – A delegation of Congress members of United States met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Temple Trees today.

The delegation comprised of Mac Thornberry, Carol Shea-Porter, Vicky Hartzler and Henry Cuellar has discussed the ways in which the United States can support Sri Lanka development.

The delegation met Prime Minister and U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap before participating in the IISS Asia Security Summit which is to be held in Singapore.

The US Congressional delegation arrived in India before coming to Sri Lanka and has discussed about a range of issues pertaining to India-US defence cooperation.

The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue is Asia’s premier defence summit, a unique meeting of ministers and delegates from over 50 countries.

The 2018 conference will feature a key speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India.