High profile US delegation visits Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo

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Dec 17, 2018 (LBO) – A high profile delegation of the United States headed by Deputy Assistant Secretary at the United States Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs David Ranz has made a special visit at the Colombo Port last Thursday.

Sri Lanka Ports Authority said the delegation was welcomed by the Chairman of the authority Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake and briefed the recent developments of the port that aimed at becoming the maritime gateway in the region.

The delegation included US Ambassador Alaina Teplitz, Political Officers at the US Embassy of Colombo Joanna Pichette & Marcus Carpenter, Economic Chief Partha Mazumdar, Economic Attaché Eduardo Garcia, Desk Officer Jason Evans, and Bureau Planner Jason Briggs.

Managing Director of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Athula Hewavitharana, Additional Managing Director Upali De Zoysa, Harbour Master Nirmal Silva also attended the occasion.