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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya meets US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte

Washington DC, 19 July, (Asiantribune.com): Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya met with Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte and presented him with a copy of his Credentials that accredited him as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America on 18th July 2008.

During the meeting with Deputy Secretary of State, issues of mutual interests to the United States of America and Sri Lanka such as US-Sri Lanka bilateral relations, current situation in Sri Lanka and ‘re-awakening of the East’ were discussed.Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya meets Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte at the State Department, Washington DCAmbassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya meets Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte at the State Department, Washington DC

Ambassador Wickramasuriya expressed his gratitude for the continuous support of the United States Government to Sri Lanka since the inception of diplomatic ties in 1948. He also spoke warmly of the friendly, cordial and mutually beneficial relationship that the U.S. and Sri Lanka share and looks forward to strengthening these historical ties.

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