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US Ambassador in SL meets Defence Secretary

September 11, 2020

United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Alaina B. Teplitz made a call on the Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne today (Sep 11).

Ambassador Teplitz praised the government’s efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

She also commended the effective measures taken by Sri Lanka Navy and Air Force in dousing fire on-board of MT New Diamond.  

Further, issues related to transnational crimes, drug trafficking, human trafficking and its prevention and training required were also discussed during the discussion.

Defence Attaché Lt. Col. Travis Cox and Deputy Political Chief Marcus Carpenter were also present at the occasion.