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FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, a Sri Lankan municipal worker fumigates during Dengue fever irradiation work in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Australia is contributing funds to help Sri Lanka combat its worst outbreak of dengue fever, which has claimed 250 lives and infected nearly 100,000 people so far this year in the Indian Ocean island nation.Visiting Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Wednesday night, July 19, 2017, that Australia is giving 475,000 Australian dollars (US $377,000) to the World Health Organization to implement immediate dengue prevention, management and eradication programs in Sri Lanka. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)

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In this Sept. 14, 2016 photo, Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Harsha de Silva listens to a question during an interview in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has routinely denied that its forces have been involved in widespread torture or abuse. "If Sri Lanka is being invited to do this job, then that means all those issues have been dealt with in a way that everybody's comfortable with," de Silva said. But that's not exactly how the U.N. sees it. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, accompanied by Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, speaks during a news conference following their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Kerry is visiting Sri Lanka, Kenya, and Djibouti on his trip. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa lost the election to opposition leader Maithripala Sirisena. (AP Photo/Sanka Gayashan, File)

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Pope Francis, wearing a flower garland, waves to faithful as he arrives to Our Lady of Madhu shrine, in Madhu, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)

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Pope Francis receives a saffron-colored robe from Hindu Kurukkal SivaSri T. Mahadeva during a meeting of representatives of the major faiths on the island at Bandaranaike Memorial International center in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Ettore Ferrari, pool)

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Sri Lankan Buddhist devotees attend religious observances on the day of Vesak, or Buddha Purnima, festival at a temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The festival marks Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)