Blake, MR discuss ties
Jul 20, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia and Central Asian affairs, Robert Blake met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the President’s House this morning and examined ways and means of further strengthening bilateral relations, the President’s office said.
Minister of External Affairs Prof G L Peiris, Secretary to the President, Lalith Weerathunga and Treasury Secretary Dr P B Jayasundara also took part in the discussions.
The two sides examined ways and means of further strengthening bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and the United States and identified several areas for the expansion of bilateral cooperation. The US Assistant Secretary offered to increase training facilities for Sri Lankan officials and others in the United States, the President’s office added.