Mike Pompeo in Sri Lanka on Tuesday

2020-10-24 at 16:34

Secretary of State of the United States Michael R. Pompeo will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

The Foreign Ministry said the US Secretary of State is visiting Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and will remain in the island until the 28th of October.

During his visit, Mike Pompeo will hold official discussions with the Lankan leadership as well as with his counterpart.

The Foreign Ministry in a statement said, the discussions during the visit will cover several areas of the multifaceted engagement between the two countries.

Secretary of State Pompeo is the highest-level US dignitary to visit Sri Lanka during US President Donald Trump’s term.