Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is currently leading a multiparty Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation on an official visit to Washington D.C. Thursday morning (September 28) they met with the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan at the U.S. Capitol. The visiting multiparty delegation includes Minister of Transport & Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva, State Minister of Irrigation & Water Resources Management Palitha Range Bandara, Members of Parliament Vijitha Herath, Kumara Welgama and M.A. Sumanthiran, and Deputy Secretary General of Parliament Neil Iddawala. Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Prasad Kariyawasam and U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap are also in the picture.