The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Asia Regional Conference which opened in Colombo continues for the second day.
The Conference commenced under the patronage of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. The meeting is directing attention to several critical issues. These include climate change and natural disasters, poverty alleviation and mother and child. The participants at the Conference will be touring Sigiriya and Kandy tomorrow and the day after on behalf of the second business sessions. They are due to exchange views on Sri Lanka’s archaeology and national heritages during these tours.