The United States has agreed to provide technical assistance for fiscal management in Sri Lanka.
The visiting high-level delegation of the US Treasury Department and the State Department is currently holding discussions with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo.
The Office of the Prime Minister said the meeting got underway this morning.
The US diplomatic group also extended support for on-going talks between the government and the International Monetary Fund.
A high-level delegation representing the US Department of the Treasury and the US Department of State arrived in the country last morning.
Members of the delegation include Robert Kaproth, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Asia, and Ambassador Kelly Keiderling, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia.
The delegation will meet with a wide range of political representatives, economists, and international organizations.
The US Embassy in Colombo said in all their meetings, they will explore the most effective ways for the US to support Sri Lankans in need, those working to resolve the current economic crisis, and planning for a sustainable and inclusive economy for the future.
The US delegation will remain in the island until Wednesday.