Alistair Burt arrives

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for South Asia of the British Government, Minister Alistair Burt arrived in Sri Lanka this morning. This is the first Ministerial visit to Sri Lanka under the current UK administration.

During his two-day visit, Minister Burt will meet with the Minister of External Affairs, the Secretary of Defence and the Minister of Economic Development among other key local political figures; representatives of civil society groups; important members of the business community; and staff members of the British High Commission and the British Council in Colombo. He will also be visiting Jaffna.  (Daily MIrror online)

  Comments - 17

  • kalum Monday, 21 February 2011 03:09 PM

    sure they bring handfull of problem.this is whay they want meet economy, deffence external.minister.dont forget british never love us..

    Dilan Monday, 21 February 2011 07:30 AM

    Please send Dr Fox, the Friend of Srilankans.

    Is Mr Butt going to inagurate another consulate in jaffna ?

    local boy Monday, 21 February 2011 07:32 AM

    i love but

    Calistus J. Monday, 21 February 2011 07:52 AM

    Have a nice holiday Alisair Burt.

    Stephen Charles Tuesday, 22 February 2011 06:01 AM

    Brits platend Indians all over the Island, Culture & space lost for ever.

    Dr Ray Monday, 21 February 2011 08:33 PM

    It was your predissors who united all the small states and the Kingdoms in the island and made the whole island into a Unitary State and THIS brought about the problem to our beautiful Country.

    Brenan Tuesday, 22 February 2011 02:09 AM

    dUDE ReAD THE REPORT FIRST...Chinthanaya has invited him..

    Brenan Tuesday, 22 February 2011 02:09 AM

    huh? eleborate........pls

    srinath.gunaratne Monday, 21 February 2011 10:47 AM

    Why Bother coming to SL? Did anyone invite you?

    Sri Minnal Monday, 21 February 2011 11:44 AM

    What happened to both Wimal Weerawansa and Dr Mervyn Silva? Why they did not protest the arrival of the British Minister.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 21 February 2011 11:39 AM

    He should make it a point to have discussions with our Honourble Minister of Housing & Construction too!

    Ruwan Monday, 21 February 2011 12:24 PM

    This is a different issue altogether. You must follow the news then you will not ask questions like this.

    Konde bendapu china Monday, 21 February 2011 05:07 AM

    Mr.Burt any thing but No More War Crime talks

    Asankka Gunawardane Monday, 21 February 2011 05:13 AM

    Mr.Burt...Pls find out the highman rights, voilation, corruption .. led by this government

    rosh Monday, 21 February 2011 01:42 PM

    yeah Im sure he would feel like he has gone to the Zoo

    Nilantha Monday, 21 February 2011 06:12 AM

    Is the GOD or a Master of yours...?

    Nilantha Monday, 21 February 2011 06:16 AM

    You, Mr Alistair's Butler..?


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