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* British Minister for Asia and the Pacific Alok Sharma to visit Sri Lanka next week
Sat, Apr 15, 2017, 11:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 15, Colombo: British Minister for Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Alok Sharma will visit Sri Lanka next week.

Apart from holding meetings with the government officials, Sharma will also speak at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute on the 21st of April on "Challenges in post Brexit World".

The British government has told the UN Human Rights Council recently to give Sri Lanka time to implement the October 2015 resolution.

Delivering UK's statement at the 34th Session of the UNHRC in Geneva las month Sharma welcomed the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera's constructive engagement at the UNHRC.

"We must give Sri Lanka time to fully implement the October 2015 resolution and post-conflict measures required to embed stability, reconciliation and justice," the UK Minister said.

The UK Minister also met with Sri Lanka's Foreign Affairs Minister on the sidelines of the session and discussed the "need to embed stability, reconciliation and justice in Sri Lanka."

 


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