Minister of Foreign Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris is scheduled to engage on an official tour to the United States.
Spokesperson of the American State Department Victoria Newland addressing a press briefing held yesterday stated that Professor G.L. Peiris will engage in an official tour of the US on the 18th of May this year.
Victoria Newland also added that during this official tour, Professor G.L. Peiris is scheduled to meet the US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.
However, when we inquired regarding this matter from the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Karunathilaka Amunugama, he stated that this tour has not been officially confirmed by the Ministry.