New Zealand offers full support for Commonwealth Conference.

Thursday, 06 June 2013 - 8:31


New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully re-affirmed his country’s support for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting that will take place in Sri Lanka in November when he called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.


Minister McCully wished Sri Lanka well in preparing for CHOGM and said the entire Commonwealth needs to see the progress in the country, pointing out that success in trade and the economy is important to the process.


President Rajapaksa and McCully also spoke about several other areas of mutual interest including agriculture, tourism and education.


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