US top official to address the Indian Ocean Conference in Colombo

Monday, 28 August 2017 00:18 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

United States Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Alice Wells will travel to Dhaka, Islamabad, and Colombo from 28 August to 2 September.

On 1 September, Acting Assistant Secretary Wells will speak at the Indian Ocean Conference in Colombo, which will bring together high-level officials from around the world to discuss peace, progress, and prosperity in the Indian Ocean region, the State Department said.

During her visit to Colombo, She will also meet with government officials, business leaders, and civil society representatives to discuss US cooperation in the region.

The Indian Ocean Conference, organised by the India Foundation will be held in Colombo from 31 August to 1 September at Temple Trees.