Mike Pompeo to arrive in Sri Lanka this month

2019-06-11 at 08:51

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to arrive in the country later this month following his visit to India.

The US State Department said Secretary Pompeo will express America’s solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka following the despicable Easter Sunday Attacks.

He will also discuss promising opportunities of US-Sri Lanka cooperation based on areas of mutual interest. US State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus confirmed that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the Republic of Korea between 24th and 30th of June.

The US State Department spokesperson said Mike Pompeo will travel to the Indo-Pacific region on the 24th June through 30th June to broaden and deepen US partnership with key countries to advance shared goal of a free and open Indo-Pacific.

The US secretary’s first stop will be in New Delhi, India. Meanwhile following his visit to Sri Lanka, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will then travel to Osaka, Japan, to participate in the G20 Leaders’ Summit on the 28th of June.