Video : Abbot says ' justice tomorrow in SL will be better than today' - CHOGM 2013
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Addressing the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) said that the willingness of Sri Lanka to host CHOGM displayed the country’s commitment to democratic pluralism.
He said that those present in the country today are both to praise Sri Lanka and make judgments
“This Country has confronted many troubles. We are here to praise as much as to judge. Justice today is better than yesterday. I’m sure it will be better tomorrow than today,” he said.
Australia was the former Chair of the Commonwealth.
Meanwhile speaking at the summit His Royal Highness the Prince Charles said that Sri Lanka had confronted great adversity in recent years.
“We hope and trust the Commonwealth brings healing to our troubles” he said.