US Ambassador meets Speaker to discuss political crisis

The newly appointed US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz has met with Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament Karu Jayasuriya today (06).
The meeting was to discuss the importance of reconvening the Parliament in order to put an end to the prevailing political crisis in the country, the US Ambassador said in a tweet.
She further said these democratic institutions should serve the people of Sri Lanka and to “let the elected representatives have their say”.
Alaina B. Teplitz assumed duties as the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka on November 01.