Us Ambassador for Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz yesterday said at the 27 Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka that US is supporting Sri Lanka for fast recovery of its tourism industry from the Easter attacks.
The meeting was held at the Montblanc, Movenpick Hotel, Colombo.
She said they are looking at a US- Sri Lanka tourism alliance and they love the Sri Lankan initiative.
She said Sri Lanka would need support of provisions for its entrepreneurship curriculum. The US will support it by providing vocational and technical educators.
She said the US has partnered with over 60 small and medium businesses including multiple business sectors all over Sri Lanka and the results have been impressive.
She said the businesses concerned have created 8,000 jobs. “Over 5,000 micro enterprises have benefited from our support,” she said.
She said the US government aims to achieve free, fair and reciprocal and transparent economic growth through its programs.