Biden nominates Julie Chung as new US envoy to SL

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

US President President Joe Biden has nominated Julie Chung as the new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

Julie Chung is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and a class of Minister-Counselor.

She is currently the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the US Department of State.

Chung was previously Director of the Office of Japanese Affairs at the Department.