Sri Lanka, June 12 -- Secretary Pompeo's Sri Lanka visit will be focused on to discuss promising opportunities for Sri Lanka based on shared commitments to a free and open Indo-Pacific region, the US State Department said.

Secretary Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the Republic of Korea June 24-30 to broaden and deepen their partnerships with key countries to advance their shared goal of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

"The Secretary will travel to Colombo, where he will express America's solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka as they stand united against the despicable Easter Sunday terrorist attacks," the State Department said.

"He will also discuss promising opportunities for US-Sri Lanka cooperation based on s...