AMBASSADOR WICKRAMASURIYA MEETS US AMBASSADOR-
DESIGNATE MS. PATRICIA BUTENIS
The Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States,
Mr.Jaliya Wickramasuriya hosted a dinner in honour of new US Ambassador-
designate to Sri Lanka, Ms. Patricia Butenis at the Ambassador's
residence in Washington DC.
The formal dinner was attended by senior officials
of the US government and diplomats. During the conversation, the
US Ambassador emphasized the importance of bilateral relations
between Sri Lanka and US. She also highlighted the needs to find
ways to enhance bilateral ties, particularly trade and economic
cooperation between the two countries.
Ambassador Jaliya Wickramasuriya expressed his
best wishes to Ambassador Butens and assured that the formerly
ties between the two countries will be strengthened during the
tenure of office of the new Ambassador.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
28 August 2009