Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia of the British Government, Minister Alistair Burt arrived in Sri Lanka this morning. This is the first Ministerial visit to Sri Lanka under the current UK administration.
During his two-day visit, Minister Burt will meet with the Minister of External Affairs, the Secretary of Defence and the Minister of Economic Development among other key local political figures; representatives of civil society groups; important members of the business community; and staff members of the British High Commission and the British Council in Colombo. He will also be visiting Jaffna. (Daily MIrror online)