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* High profile US delegation visits Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo
Tue, Dec 18, 2018, 01:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 18, Colombo: Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake on last Thursday welcomed a high profile delegation of the United States visiting the Colombo Port.

The SLPA Chairman briefed the U.S. delegation headed by Deputy Assistant Secretary at the United States Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs David Ranz on recent developments of the port that aimed at becoming the maritime gateway in the region.

The delegation included US Ambassador Alaina Teplitz, Political Officers at the US Embassy of Colombo Joanna Pichette & Marcus Carpenter, Economic Chief Partha Mazumdar, Economic Attaché Eduardo Garcia, Desk Officer Jason Evans, and Bureau Planner Jason Briggs.

Managing Director of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Athula Hewavitharana, Additional Managing Director Upali De Zoysa, Harbour Master Nirmal Silva also attended the occasion.

 

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