The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom, Hugo Swire will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka today and will remain in the country till the 16th of this month.
Minister Swire will participate in Thai Pongal celebrations in Jaffna on 15th January 2016 together with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He will meet the Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, C.V. Wigneswaran as well.
Furthermore he will also meet Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Law and Order & Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake, several other ministers and deputy ministers and members of civil society.Prior to his departure, Minister Swire will attend the Galle Literary Festival on Saturday, 16th January 2016.
Jan 18, 2017 0