US technical support for fiscal management

US to provide technical assistance for fiscal management; High-Level delegates meet PM

by Zulfick Farzan 27-06-2022 | 3:55 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); The United States has agreed to provide technical assistance for fiscal management in Sri Lanka, said the Prime Minister's Media Division.

Kelly Keiderling, Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia at the U.S. State Department, who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday, held a discussion with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (27).

The US Diplomatic Group also stated its support for the ongoing talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the International Monetary Fund.

Robert Kaproth, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Asia in the United States and Julie Chung, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, also participated in the discussion held at the Prime Minister's Office.

In addition, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake and Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. R.H. Samaratunga was also present.