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* British envoy to Sri Lanka visits northern provinces
Wed, May 28, 2014, 08:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 28, Anuradhapura: The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, John Rankin paid a visit to the North Central Province during which he visited areas of cultural and religious interests in the Province.

The High Commissioner visited Anuradhapura Tuesday and paid courtesy calls on government officials.

Mr. Rankin met with the Chief Minister of North Central Province and discussed the challenges, development in the province, war-affected families and UK's support for trilingual language policy.

During his visit to the Anuradhapura yesterday, the High Commissioner met the Chief Incumbent of Sri Maha Bodhiya and discussed inter-religious relationships. British High Commissioner visited the ancient Ruwanweliseya stupa in Anuradhapura yesterday and met with the Chief Incumbent.

Visiting the Nuwara Wewa reservoir in Anuradhapura on Wednesday morning, the British High Commissioner met officials from the Department of Irrigation and learned about irrigation system in the North Western Province, which relies heavily on farming.

Touring the Northern Province today, the High Commissioner visited the historic Madhu Church in Mannar and participated in religious observances.

(Photo courtesy of British High Commission in Colombo)

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