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UN pledges support to Sri Lanka to regain GSP Plus

Jun 6, 2010 12:25:16 PM - itnnews.lk

The United Nations has pledged support to Sri Lanka in regaining the GSP Plus Concession.

The UN Resident Coordinator of the in Sri Lanka Neil Buhne has said that the United Nations will extend its fullest support in the co-ordination work. He expressed these views when he met with Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. He also pointed out that this concession is important to Sri Lanka as competitiveness in world trading activities has increased. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne said that although GSP is not an essential requirement for Sri Lanka, lack of the concession may create problems with regard to the development work carried out in the North and East.