Ambassador Power meets with senior govt officials

Ambassador Power meets with senior govt officials

Ambassador Power meets with senior govt officials

Written by Lahiru Fernando

23 Nov, 2015 | 10:02 pm

The visiting US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, met with senior government members led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera at Temple Trees on Monday,November 23.

Samantha Power also met with Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan at the official residence of the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

She also participated in a conversation with youth representatives which was held under the title Discussion with Ambassador Power in Colombo on Monday evening.

Speaking at the event, the US Ambassador to the United Nations stated that while in many parts of the world girls still lag behind boys in secondary education, in Sri Lanka, girls actually out number boys in universities, making up 60 percent of undergraduates.

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