President meets UK, EU Parliamentarians

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met UK and EU Parliamentarians in London yesterday (1 Dec) . The meetings were friendly and cordial and matters of bilateral interest were discussed.

Among the UK and EU Parliamentarians were, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Naseby of the Conservative Party who is also the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka (APPG-SL), Lord Sheikh of the Conservative Party the House of Lords, Lord Dholakia of the Liberal

Democrat Party and member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sri Lanka (APPG-SL), Lord Grocott of the Labour Party House of Lords, Lord Wallace of Saltair of the Liberal Democrat Party House of Lords, Mr. Nirj Deva, Member of European Parliament, Mr. Geoffrey Van Orden, Member of European Parliament, Mr. James Wharton of the Conservative Party, MP House of Commons, Mr. Nigel Evans of Conservative Party, MP House of Commons and Mr. David Amess of Conservative Party, MP House of Commons.

Minister of External Affairs Prof. G. L. Peiris, Minister of Higher Education S.B.Dissanayake, Provincial Council member Nauzer Fauzi and

Sri Lankan High Commissioner in UK Justice Nihal Jayasinghe were also present.

Source: Government News Portal

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