US, India look forward to work with new Sri Lanka PM

The envoys of the United States and India have expressed their willingness to work with Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and a new government.

The U.S. Ambassador to Colombo Julie Chung said the appointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe as the new PM and the quick formation of an inclusive government are the first steps to resolve the crises and she looks forward to work with the new Premier.

“Look forward to working with Ranil Wickremesinghe. His appointment as PM, and the quick formation of an inclusive government, are first steps to addressing the crisis & promoting stability. We encourage meaningful progress at the IMF & long-term solutions that meet the needs of all Sri Lankans,” Chung tweeted.