Top Norwegian official to visit Sri Lanka

Top Norwegian official to visit Sri Lanka

May 28, 2016   06:52 pm


The State Secretary of Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tore Hattrem, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from May 31 to June 02, 2016.

The State Secretary will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday where discussions are expected to take place on follow-up to the visit in January this year of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, the ministry said in a statement.

He is also scheduled to meet the Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan, Minister for development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama, Minister for Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage Rauff Hakeem, and the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Reconciliation Mechanisms Mano Tittawella.

State Secretary Hattrem, who had served as Ambassador to Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2010, will visit Jaffna on June 01 where he will meet the Governor of the Northern Province Reginald Cooray and Chief Minister Justice C.V. Wigneswaran.


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