US would continue to assist Sri Lanka – Donald Lu

Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu who is currently on an official visit to Sri Lanka met with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe and assured support for Sri Lanka during this difficult period.

While appreciating the President’s efforts in rebuilding Sri Lanka’s economy he said that President Ranil Wickremesinghe is the right person to get the country out of the present crisis & assured him that he has a force backing him.

He also stated that the U.S. government would continue to assist Sri Lanka with its negotiations with the IMF and the debt restructuring talks.

The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Julie Chung and Political and Economic Advisor Susan Walke were also present at this discussion.

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