Visiting US State Department Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Kelly Keiderling Assures Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that the US supports the ongoing talks between the Govt of Sri Lanka and the International Monetary Fund(IMF); US agrees to provide technical assistance for fiscal management in Sri Lanka


The United States has agreed to provide technical assistance for fiscal management in Sri Lanka.

This was conveyed by the visiting US State Department Deputy Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Kelly Keiderling, during a discussion with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The US Diplomatic Group also stated 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 in Sri Lanka Julie Chung also participated in the discussion held at the Prime Minister’s Office.

In addition, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake and Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. R.H. Samaratunga were also present.

Courtesy:Daily FT