British High Commissioner meets Basil

Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:45 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka John Rankin met Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa at the ministry office yesterday and discussed among other matters the progress of the demining program in the North and East, resettlement of displaced persons and development work in the North. They also discussed the arrangements for the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka and the benefits it would bring to the participating countries. Minister Rajapaksa and the British envoy focused attention on development programs the British government has helped to launch in Sri Lanka and on new investments here. The British High Commission’s Head of Political Section Daniel Painter also participated in the discussions.