Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
President+meets+British+PM+during+Commonwealth+Sessions%3B+Britain+offers+financial+aid+worth+6.6+Million+Pounds+to+Sri+Lanka
Saturday, 28 November 2015 - 13:01
President meets British PM during Commonwealth Sessions; Britain offers financial aid worth 6.6 Million Pounds to Sri Lanka
52

Shares
6,326

Views
British Prime Minister David Cameron met with President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of the Commonwealth summit in Malta.

The British Prime Minister said that Britain is committed to standing up for those affected by Sri Lanka’s civil war.

Britain will give Sri Lanka 6.6 million Pounds over three years to help Sri Lanka continue its recovery from war.

The money will be backed up by a non-resident defence attache and access to British armed forces training to help with military reform.

The aid will also help people displaced from their towns and villages during the war to return home.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera together with the Foreign Ministers of India, Malta and Mauritius signed a Declaration of Intent for the creation of a Commonwealth Trade Finance Facility to assist boost trade and investment flows.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,738 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,100 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,908 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,265 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,409 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,304 Views
Top