The new US Ambassador emphasized that she was seeking to further strengthen the existing political, social and economic ties with Sri Lanka, Prime Minister’s Office said.
Ambassador Chung said that the United States will help keep the Sri Lankan economy strong in the face of the covid-19 epidemic and also expressed confidence that the U.S. would assist in the development of Sri Lanka’s energy and tourism sectors.
The Premier assured that the Government of Sri Lanka will work to maintain the existing relations between the United States and Sri Lanka.
The Prime Minister offered congratulations and best wishes to Ms., Chung for success in her new post.
State Minister Tharaka Balasuriya and Secretary to the Prime Minister Anura Dissanayake were also present on the occasion.