External Affairs Minister Prof G L Peiris meets British lawmakers in the House of Commons

April 4, 2011 at 1:50 pm

Minister for External Affairs, Prof. G L. Peiris, is currently on an official visit to the United Kingdom. His programme includes meetings with Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, Minister of State for Trade and Investment; Rt. Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for Defence; and Mr. Alistair Burt, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. At the House of Commons, Minister Peiris will interact with a cross-party delegation of British Parliamentarians representing both Houses of the British Parliament. He will also meet with a group of leading British entrepreneurs. The Minister will be the Chief Guest at the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans (APSL -UK), representing over 400 professionals of Sri Lankan origin residing in the UK.  The Minister is scheduled to conclude his visit with a Press Conference, addressing representatives of the British and international media at the High Commission in London.

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