President Sirisena an exemplary leader: US

President Maithripala Sirisena was an exemplary leader working closely with all member states, the United States said yesterday.

Meeting President Sirisena on the side lines of the 72nd Session of the United National General Assembly in New York , US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon said the US also appreciate the cooperative approach taken by Sri Lanka when dealing with regional countries.

Shannon went on to commend the country’s political, social and economic rebuilding process in the post-conflict era and said the Sri Lanka followed a good foreign policy today.

Recalling the long standing friendship between the two countries, President Sirisena extended his gratitude for the assistance provided.



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