SL Ambassador meets US Defence official
Ambassador of Sri Lanka in the US, Jaliya Wickramasuriya last week
met newly appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and
Southeast Asia Robert M. Scher at the US Department of Defence.
Deputy Assistant Secretary congratulated the Sri Lankan Government
for defeating the LTTE and for eliminating terrorism from the country.
Ambassador Wickramasuriya thanked the United States for providing
support, in terms of curbing the funding and logistical network in the
effort to eliminate the LTTE. Scher said the US Department of Defence
would continue to work with Sri Lanka on bilateral and regional issues.