Meeting between US Ambassador Julie Chung and the Speaker of the House
The Ambassador of america of America in Sri Lanka H.E Julie Chung met the Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena on the Parliament yesterday (08). The Secretary Common of Parliament Kushani Rohanadeera and Chief of Employees and Deputy Secretary Common of Parliament Chaminda Kularatne had been additionally current at this assembly.
Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena expressed his gratitude for the help given to the Parliament by the US Authorities, by america Company for Worldwide Improvement (USAID) and the Nationwide Democratic Institute (NDI) to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka. Particularly, the Speaker expressed his gratitude for the help given to the Parliamentary Caucus for the Initiative for an Open Parliament, the Sectoral Oversight Committees, the providers of the Parliamentary Analysis Division and the promotion of the general public Outreach actions of Parliament.
Additionally, the US Ambassador inquired concerning the parliamentary actions that shall be carried out on the time of the graduation of a brand new parliamentary session. Accordingly, the speaker defined the long run course of associated to Authorities Payments, Personal Members’ Payments and different parliamentary affairs.
There have been detailed discussions between the 2 events concerning the legislative course of, and a focus was drawn to the necessary position performed by the legislature as a pillar of democratic governance. Additionally, the dialogue targeted on the significance of strengthening bilateral relations between the 2 nations within the areas of democracy, human rights, funding alternatives, and safety.
The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, H.E Julie Chung, met with Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena on the Parliament. They mentioned the help supplied by the US Authorities to strengthen democracy in Sri Lanka, notably by USAID and NDI. The Speaker expressed gratitude for this help and mentioned upcoming parliamentary actions. Detailed discussions had been held on the legislative course of and the necessary position of the legislature in democratic governance. The significance of strengthening bilateral relations in democracy, human rights, funding, and safety was additionally emphasised. Total, the assembly targeted on collaboration between the US and Sri Lanka in selling democratic governance.