US to work in collaboration with SL regarding maritime security
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 13:45
The United States has said that it will work in collaboration with Sri Lanka for the maritime security of the Indian Ocean.
The U.S., in a communiqué stated that America will work in collaboration to prevent sea piracy, operation of human rights assistance and safeguarding of commercial shipping routes.The United States are also ready to help Sri Lanka in her effort to restructuring of security forces as a requirement of post war period. At the same time, America is ready to assure security in exchanging goods through borders, exchange of intelligence information in preventing terrorism and helping Sri Lanka to develop human resources with regard to the subject.
Other areas the U.S. expect to work closely with Sri Lanka are to prevent money laundering and cyber crime.