Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had spoken to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken today (June 13) over the phone.
The Prime Minister had explained the current status of the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
In a twitter message, the Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said that he briefed the US Secretary of State regarding the current economic situation in Sri Lanka and requested for both countries to work closer.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has agreed to assist Sri Lanka and to promote investment after the conclusion of the talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
It was a pleasure speaking to Secretary of State @SecBlinken today. I briefed him on the current economic situation and requested for our countries to work closer. He assured his support to further promote US investments in Sri Lanka upon the completion of IMF negotiations.
— Ranil Wickremesinghe (@RW_UNP) June 13, 2022