Canadian Envoy to the Commonwealth to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow on fact finding mission

Sunday, 17 March 2013 - 20:24




Canadian Special Envoy to the Commonwealth, Senator Hugh Segal will arrive in Sri Lanka Monday on a fact finding mission to review Sri Lanka's situation as the country prepares to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November this year.


The envoy, who was appointed by the Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to advise him and represent Canada on Commonwealth matters, will meet the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, External Affairs Minister, Prof. G.L. Peiris, and representatives of various political parties.