Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of State for Plans, Programs and Operations Walter D Givhan had ended a visit on May 02, after meeting Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and commanders of the army and navy.He had also visited Kilinochchi and Vavuniya, where a 30-year civil war ended in 2009.
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US official visits Sri Lanka on de-mining
02 May, 2012 15:55:52
May 02, 2012 (LBO) - A senior United States official in charge of security assistance programs and policy had visited Sri Lanka and for talks with defence officials and to see the progress on de-mining, the US embassy in Colombo said.
The US is giving 5 million dollars for de-mining this year up from 2.5 million dollars last year. Since 1993, the US has provided 34.5 million US dollars to Sri Lanka.
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