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    U.S. Coast Guard Vessel to SL Navy

    November 10, 2017

    As strengthening bilateral ties with Sri Lanka the U.S. government has decided to offer several assistances for development. Under this program, the U.S. announced that it will offer a second U.S. Coast Guard cutter (Vessel) to the Sri Lankan Navy, pending completion of Congressional notification.

     

    The Secretary Class High Endurance Cutter will allow Sri Lanka to more effectively police its coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone and to protect its sea lines of trade and communication.

     

    Meanwhile, United States is also working with the Sri Lankan government to return U.S. Peace Corps volunteers to Sri Lanka’s English classrooms.

    Last modified on Friday, 10 November 2017 11:52

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