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* UK All Party Parliamentary Group for Sri Lanka pleased with the development in North
Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 12:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 08, Colombo: A British parliamentary group visiting Sri Lanka has expressed their satisfaction with the development in the Northern Province.

A four member delegation of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sri Lanka, who is on a tour in the island from 3-8 January visited the Northern Province and met with the Governor Reginald Cooray at the Governor's Office in Jaffna on Sunday.

The delegation is led by the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sri Lanka MP. Ranil Jayawardena, and includes MPs Michelle Donelan, Chris Green, and John Lamont.

During the meeting with the Governor, the British parliamentary group in length discussed the government's reconciliation agenda and its progress.

The British MPs have also inquired about the government's constitutional reforms, provincial development, release of lands to original owners, disappearances and missing persons, and resettlement of the displaced.

The British parliamentary group has welcomed the development of the Northern Province.


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