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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:16
Weapons exports to Sri Lanka from UK increased
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British parliament was told today the UK government sold 49.6 million Sterling pounds worth weapons and military equipment to Sri Lanka last year.

The parliament weapon export control report revealed statistics of weapon export to 23 countries including Sri Lanka.

Comparing to the supply of weapons and military equipment to Sri Lanka in the past, the new report stated there was an increase in the supply last year.

However British parliament website reports that Opposition parliamentarians have questioned the government about over supply of weapons and military equipment to countries in which human rights are challenged.
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