US Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon to arrive

US Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon to arrive

US Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon to arrive

Written by Staff Writer

13 Dec, 2015 | 2:30 pm

The Foreign Ministry says that the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Thomas Shannon, will arrive in the country on an official two day visit on December 14.

The Government Information Department said that he will be accompanied by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Manpreet Singh Anand.

Ambassador Shannon will meet with senior government and parliamentary leaders, business leaders, and civil society, as well as tour a USAID-funded livelihoods project in the Eastern Province.

The US Embassy in Colombo said that during his visit, Ambassador Shannon will reaffirm U.S. support for Sri Lanka’s reform agenda and explore greater cooperation in development, security, economic growth, and regional connectivity.

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]