U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lank & Maldives  Alaina Teplitz paid a courtesy call  on Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane at the Speaker’s office in Parliament this week.

The Ambassador was accompanied by Reed Aeschliman, USAID Mission Director and Geoffrey Chanin, Political Officer of the Embassy.

Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake was also present at the meeting.

US Ambassador presented a book on the history of the different States that makes up the USA to the Speaker