Published On: Thu, Oct 12th, 2017

Deputy secretary of State meets Minister of Finance and Mass Media

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US State Department Political Affairs Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Shannon and Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera held a meeting at the State Department in Washington, DC recently.

2017 The meeting took place during the annual meeting of the World Bank / International Monetary Fund.

In this context, Minister Mangala Samaraweera pointed out that Sri Lanka is a country that appreciates democratic traditions, safeguards human rights, is multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-nationality.

Mr. Shannon, the Assistant Secretary of State also told the Minister that the United States would continue to support bilateral relations.

Mr. Shannon said that Minister Samaraweera would visit Sri Lanka in November, when he will attend the second session of the Sri Lanka-US partnership session which was started in 2016 as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Deputy secretary of State meets Minister of Finance and Mass Media