Another US envoy to visit SL

us state dept largeUS State Department Counselor Ambassador Thomas Shannon is to visit Sri Lanka from 14 to 16 December, the US Embassy in Colombo said.

Shannon would be accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Manpreet Singh Anand in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

In Sri Lanka, Ambassador Shannon will meet senior government and parliamentary leaders, business leaders and civil society representatives and visit a USAID-funded livelihoods project in the Eastern Province.

During his visit, the ambassador is expected to reaffirm US support for Sri Lanka’s reform agenda and explore greater cooperation in development, security, economic growth, and regional connectivity.

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