Powerful states must contribute more towards Peace building. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says in New York

Sunday, 25 September 2016 - 8:01

Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera has said that powerful countries should increase the financial support extended to countries battling to resolve long running conflicts.

The Minister was addressing the Pledging Conference for the Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund in New York.

Minister Samaraweera stated that Sri Lanka has been working closely with the Peacebuilding Support Office especially since January 2015.

The UN Peacebuilding Fund has already helped Sri Lanka resettle 7,000 people in land released recently.