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Ishara S. Kodikara | AFP | Getty Images Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, center, speaks to supporters at the prime minister's official residence in Colombo on December 16, 2018, after he was reappointed as prime minister by Sri Lanka's president, the same man who fired him from the job nearly two months ago.

US Deputy Secretary of State Richard L Armitage will travel to Brussels May 31 to June 2, 2004 for consultations with fellow donor co-chairs of the Tokyo Conference on Reconstruction and Development of Sri Lanka on the current status of the peace process in Sri Lanka.
Other participants will represent the governments of Norway, Japan and thernEuropean Union.rn

rnThe donor co-chairs will review their assistance efforts, discussrnhumanitarian and basic reconstruction assistance to the war-devastated areas of the country, and express support for a resumption of peace talks between the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which have been suspended since April 2003.rnrnrn