UNP leader Wickremasinghe, SL Minister Peiris visit Britain this week

[TamilNet, Monday, 18 October 2010, 04:09 GMT]
Ranil Wickremasinghe, leader of the main opposition United National Party (UNP), is scheduled to leave for tour in Europe Sunday evening. During his stay in London he is expected to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague. He is also expected to meet the leaders of the main opposition Labour Party, UNP sources said. He is also to visit Norway and to hold talks with Norwegian Minister of International Development Eric Solheim.

Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs G.L. Peiris will make his first official visit to the United Kingdom (UK) Monday, since the formation of the new UK Government. Peiris will hold discussions with William Hague, Dr. Liam Fox, Secretary of State for Defense, and other members of the British Parliament, External Affairs Ministry sources said.

Minister Peiris is also scheduled to meet the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma.

Sri Lanka has assumed a leading role within the Commonwealth as the current Chair of the Board of Governor’s of the Commonwealth.

 

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