US Ambassador and Sri Lankan Speaker Emphasize Democratic Governance in High-level Meeting

February 08, 2024

US Ambassador Julie Chung held a diplomatic meeting with Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, emphasizing the legislature's crucial role in democratic administration.

The meeting's wide-ranging focus highlighted the importance of legislative institutions as cornerstones of democratic ideals. Speaker Abeywardena and Ambassador Chung discussed how crucial it is to promote inclusive engagement throughout the legislative process, highlighting the necessity of widespread involvement to guarantee efficient government.

The conversation between the Speaker of Parliament and the US Ambassador signals a common dedication to democratic principles and cooperative decision-making procedures.