Public Security Minister meets US Ambassador

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Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles yesterday (10) met US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Julie Chung and discussed bilateral ties, including getting the support of the International Monetary Fund.  

They held discussions on the bilateral and diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the US, where the US Envoy said America’s hope is to see Sri Lanka become a developed country and that they will support in the process of getting IMF assistance. She also stressed the importance of the IMF bailout.

They also discussed the future role of the Sri Lanka Police and shared their opinions on the political landscape and the public protests. The American Ambassador also expressed her happiness about the present peaceful situation in the country and that there was no catastrophic incident on 9 August.

US Ambassador Chang also discussed the role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Sri Lanka and requested the Minister to work with the NGOs. (SRM)