US Assistant Secretary of States Nisha Biswal has urged that with the transition that followed the election, there is hope for inclusivity in Sri Lanka and that augurs well for the future and the island.
She was speaking at the Thai Pongal celebration held at the Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington. She added that the United States wants to work together with Sri Lanka for shared prosperity and to forge stronger bonds between the two countries. The rich diversity of Sri Lanka, had impressed her during her visit to the country a year ago. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to US Prasad Kariyawasam presided and welcomed the guests.