Visiting Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Bob Carr states that if Sri Lanka is to successfully combat the human smuggling racket a constant economic growth should be maintained within the country
Carr's comments in this regard came while addressing a function held in Colombo today.
Meanwhile the visiting Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs who is currently on a three-day visit to the island is slated to meet his Sri Lankan counterpart Professor G.L. Peiris tomorrow.
According to ministry sources discussions concerning human trafficking is set to take centre stage.
Moreover the Australian Minister of External Affairs will pay a courtesy call to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday.
One of the aims of the visiting Australian foreign Minister is to establish Joint Action Committee to combat human trafficking