Mangala meets Samantha Power

Thursday, 25 February 2016 01:14 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera met Cabinet-ranking US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power in New York on Tuesday (23). 

In their wide-ranging interaction they also discussed ways of increasing opportunities for Sri Lanka to participate in UN peacekeeping missions. 

After meeting Ambassador Power Minister Samaraweera participated in a dialogue hosted by the Swedish Permanent Representative to the UN with members of the UN Peacebuilding Commission. 

The dialogue focused on ways of supporting Sri Lanka’s post-conflict transition and peacebuilding efforts, including means of realising the ‘peace dividend’.