Robert Blake arrives in Colombo

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 08 December 2009, 11:43 GMT]
Robert Blake, the United States Under-Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs arrived in Colombo for the first time after his assumption of the new post.

Mr. Blake was formerly the ambassador to Colombo.

He is to hold a series of meetings with government officials, political leaders and civil society, according to US Embassy sources.

This is the first visit by a top US official to the island after the war in Vanni that ended in May 2009.

 

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