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PM congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump

PM Ranil wikramasingheIt gives me great pleasure to congratulate you on your victory at the historic election held on November 8th, to become the 45th President of the United States of America, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in his congratulatory message to newly elect US President Donald Trump.

He said, despite geographic distance, the bilateral relationship between Sri Lanka and the United States of America span approximately 70 years of formal diplomatic relations, and over 200 years of close people-to-people ties. Today, our partnership is stronger and more robust than it has ever been in history and we value deeply, our engagement and longstanding friendship with the United States of America.

“I am confident that under your leadership and guidance, the United States of America and Sri Lanka will expand and deepen engagement between our two countries and our peoples, exploring progressive avenues for cooperation for mutual benefit. I look forward very much to working with you and your administration towards this objective, in the years ahead.”

Please accept my best wishes for a very successful term of office as the 45th President of the United States of America.

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