The United States has appreciated the journey of the Sri Lankan Government.
U.S. State Department spokesman and Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley made this remark at the news briefing yesterday. The spokesman said the United States continues to encourage the Government of Sri Lanka which has launched a massive development programme. He said that the government now has all the authority that it needs to lead Sri Lanka towards a better future that involves reintegration of the various communities in Sri Lanka and moving ahead in a way that is in the interest of all people in Sri Lanka. He added that the electoral results and the obvious capabilities of the Sri Lankan Government becomes a special responsibility.