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Video:New US Ambassador to Sri Lanka plans to promote trade, economic development and business
Wed, Sep 5, 2012, 10:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Sept 05, Colombo: The new Ambassador designate of the United States to Sri Lanka and Maldives Michele Sison has introduced herself to the Sri Lankan public in a video.
The video produced by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs last month introduces Ambassador Sison as a "big believer in the power of civil society".
The new diplomat says that she plans to "identify new opportunities to work together in promoting trade, economic development and business," and assures that environmental protection and climate change adaptation are top priorities for the U.S. Embassy.
Ambassador Sison will be arriving in Sri Lanka later this week, the U.S. Embassy said.