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Ambassador Mahinda Samarasinghe hosted the US State Department and US Treasury delegation who will be visiting Sri Lanka on the 27th of June at his residence and briefed them on the challenges faced by Sri Lanka.  The delegation consisted of Ambassador Kelly Keiderling, Deputy Assistant Secretary/US Department of State, Mr. Robert Kaproth, Deputy Assistant Secretary/US Treasury, Mr. John McDaniel, Economic Chief/US Department of State and Ms. Catherine Reynolds, Deputy Director for South Asia/US Treasury.  The delegation will be meeting His Excellency the President, Hon. Prime Minister, Governor of Central Bank, Secretary to the Treasury.  This visit is undertaken against the backdrop of Ambassador Samarasinghe’s meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House Oval Office last week and his subsequent meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the State Department.  Ambassador Samarasinghe briefed President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the surmountable economic challenges faced by the people of Sri Lanka.

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Embassy of Sri Lanka
Washington DC