US State Department, Defence officials to visit Sri Lanka, Maldives

[TamilNet, Sunday, 20 January 2013, 10:15 GMT]
Three Deputy Assistant Secretaries of the US State Department and Defence Department, one of them a person of Indian origin, Mr. Vikram Singh of the Pentagon, and the other two, Mr. James Moore and Ms Jane Zimmerman of the State Department will be visiting Sri Lanka and the Maldives between 26 January and 01 February. They are scheduled to meet officials, politicians and members of the civil society to discuss issues including LLRC implementation in Colombo, and officials and politicians in Male to discuss about Maldivian democratic institutions, news reports said on Saturday.

Maldives will be holding presidential elections by the end of this year.


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Xinhua: Top U.S. officials to visit Sri Lanka, Maldives

 

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