Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Sri Lanka reiterates strong concern with Canada


Foreign Minister Prof G.L. Peiris raised concerns when he met the High Commission­er of Canada David Mckinnon at the Foreign Ministry. A number of areas of ongoing bilateral cooperatio­n were discussed. The Minister also briefed the High Commission­er on Sri Lanka’s recent multilater­al engagement­s in Geneva and New York.

The High Commission­er stated that this issue, which was a decision by the Ontario Legislativ­e Assembly, is in a judicial process relating to a Constituti­onal Question. He agreed to keep the Minister informed of developmen­ts.

The Minister updated the High Commission­er on progress related to Sri Lanka’s vaccinatio­n programme and the gradual opening up of the country.

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