The European Union (EU) has assured External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris of it will continue to support Sri Lanka.
The five representatives of the European Union who are in Sri Lanka met Prof. G.L. Peiris yesterday (01).
During the discussion, the Foreign Minister briefed the EU delegation on Sri Lanka’s progress on reconciliation, review of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, working with the civil service, the Sustainable Development Goals and Sri Lanka’s cooperation at the Human Rights Council.
As the EU is the second-largest export destination in Sri Lanka, the Minister of Foreign Affairs emphasized the positive contribution of the EU GSP+ benefits to enhance the livelihoods of the country’s communities.
Accordingly, the EU delegation acknowledged the multifaceted ties between Sri Lanka and the EU and assured them of continued cooperation.
During the visit, the EU delegation attended the third round of meetings of the EU Sri Lanka Joint Commission Process and the EU GSP Plus Review Process.