Saturday, May 22, 2010

Senior Officials Delegation participates in EU-Sri Lanka GSP+ Dialogue

A delegation of Sri Lankan Senior Officials led by the Attorney General Mohan Pieris, which included Treasury Secretary Dr. P.B. Jayasundara and External Affairs Secretary Romesh Jayasinghe, met with Senior Officials of the European Commission in Brussels on 20-21 May 2010 to continue their dialogue on Human Rights in the context of GSP+.

In an agreed statement issued, the two sides said "the meeting focused on Sri Lanka's recent actions and intentions, in particular relating to those areas highlighted by the report of the European Commission. Both sides agreed to continue with the ongoing dialogue."

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union Ravinatha Aryasinha, Minister (Economic & Commercial) Dr. Dayaratna Silva, Deputy Solicitor General A.H.M.D. Nawaz, Director/Europe Manisha Gunasekera and Assistant Director/UN Poshitha Perera of the External Affairs Ministry, and Second Secretary (Political) Madhuka Wicremarachchi assisted the delegation in the talks.

© Asian Tribune

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