US DFC CEO Meets with Sri Lankan President to Strengthen Bilateral Investment
In a significant development, Scott Nathan, the Chief Executive Officer of the US International Development Finance Cooperation (DFC), held a meeting with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on the evening of Tuesday (7).
The DFC proudly announced that its investments in Sri Lanka have surged from under $20 million to nearly $1 billion in just four years. This remarkable growth underscores the deepening partnership between DFC and Sri Lanka.
During their meeting, President Wickremesinghe and CEO Nathan engaged in discussions aimed at exploring new opportunities to elevate the collaboration between DFC and Sri Lanka to greater heights.
Furthermore, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Julie Chung, took to social media to inform the public about the meeting. She stated that CEO Nathan and herself had a constructive dialogue with President Ranil Wickremesinghe, with a focus on economic reforms rooted in good governance and initiatives aimed at attracting high-quality investments.
Ambassador Chung emphasized the United States’ unwavering commitment to supporting inclusive growth by empowering Sri Lanka’s private sector, reinforcing the significance of this bilateral partnership for the mutual benefit of both nations.