Senior US official to visit Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 15 April 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Ambassador Bill Richardson, the most senior US official to visit Sri Lanka since 1972, will arrive in Colombo on Saturday April 18 with a special letter from President Bill Clinton to Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunge Bandranaike.

He is expected to dicuss the growing bi-lateral relations between US and Sri Lanka and the SLG's plans to bring about a political setllement to the ethnic problem.

The Ambassador will also meet the Tamil parties to discuss the situation in the north east and the posibilities of a political settlement.

 

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