U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka meets with Commander of the Navy

The Ambassador of the United States to Sri Lanka, H.E. Julie J. Chung met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (27th January 2023).

The visiting U.S. Ambassador at the outset extended her best wishes to Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera for his appointment as the 25th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy. During the cordial discussion that ensued, they exchanged several views on matters of bilateral importance.

Defence Attaché, Lieutenant Colonel Anthony C. Nelson and Naval Attaché Lieutenant Commander Richard Lister at the U.S. Embassy in Colombo and Naval Assistant to Commander of the Navy, Commodore Kosala Warnakulasooriya were also present on this occasion. The event drew to a close with an exchange of mementoes, as a gesture of goodwill.