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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 16:04
EU Parliament delegation meets Defence Secretary
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A delegation of the European Union Parliament met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi and senior officials of the MoD at the ministry today (09).

The EU delegation is led by Member of European Parliament Geoffrey Van Orden, and the Chairman of the Friends of Sri Lanka Group in the EU Parliament, Morten Messerschmidt is focusing on issues related to development and reconcilliation in Sri Lanka since January 2015.

The Defense Secretary explained the EU delegation about progress  made in demining and releasing efforts of lands previously used by the military, for civilian use.

Discussions also emphasized on the development of the defense policy in a post-war context with a focus to rehabilitate ex-LTTE carders.

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