US to share technical know-how

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The United States has agreed to provide technical assistance for fiscal management in Sri Lanka. Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia at the US State Department,Kelly Keiderling, who arrived in Sri Lanka on 26 June, held a discussion with Prime Minister Wickremesinghe on 27 June.

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

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Asia in the United States Robert Kaproth and US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Julie Chung also participated in the discussion held at the Prime Minister’s Office. Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake and Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. R.H. Samaratunga were also present.

(SRM)