Alice Wells, US top official to visit Sri Lanka next week

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Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs of United States.

Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, will be in Sri Lanka from January 13-14, the U.S. Department of State has announced.

During the two-day visit to Colombo, the U.S. top official will meet with senior government officials and members of civil society to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues, including shared interests in a free and open Indo-Pacific region that fosters prosperity, democracy, justice, and human rights.

Ms. Alice Wells will then travel to New Delhi, India, from January 15-18, to attend the Raisina Dialogue. She will also meet with senior government officials to advance the U.S.-India strategic global partnership following the success of the 2019 U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, and will discuss topics of mutual interest with members of the business community and civil society.

Finally, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Ms. Wells will travel to Islamabad, Pakistan, from January 19-22. She will meet with senior government officials and members of civil society to discuss issues of bilateral and regional concern.