The United States says it looks forward to working with President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz congratulated the people of Sri Lanka on their democratic election.
She said the US looks forward to working with President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on issues of good governance, economic growth, the advancement of human rights and reconciliation in support of a strong, sovereign Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, in a statement the United States congratulates the people of Sri Lanka on their democratic presidential election and looks forward to working with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka has continued to show the strength and resilience of its republic with a free, fair, and transparent presidential election befitting Asia’s oldest democracy, the US Embassy said in a statement.
“We commend the Elections Commission, civil society and government authorities for promoting a peaceful election. We are ready to continue our work with the new President and with all the people of Sri Lanka in supporting the country’s sovereignty through heightened good governance, expanded economic growth, the advancement of human rights and reconciliation, and in fostering an Indo-Pacific region where all countries can prosper,” the US Embassy in Colombo said.