US hopes to work with Gota

The United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz congratulated the people of Sri Lanka on the recently concluded democratic election.

Teplitz said the United States was looking forward to working with President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

She added that the US hopes to work with Rajapaksa on issues of good governance, economic growth, the advancement of human rights and reconciliation in support of a strong, sovereign Sri Lanka.