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UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field met family members of the disappeared from both Sinhalese and Tamil communities to hear of their hopes for the Office of Missing Persons (OMP).

Minister Field arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day visit from October 5 to 6.

During the visit, he also held discussions with Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana and Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan in Colombo.

In a tweet, the UK High Commission said discussions were based on Constitutional reforms and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and UK's dynamic vision for CHOGM-2018.

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  • chandra Friday, 06 October 2017 11:25 AM

    Why do other countries interest about our constitutional reforms? Do we have right to criticize or comment on Constitution in Europe country?This is fishy.

    Lokka Friday, 06 October 2017 11:32 AM

    Will the UK High Commission tell the nation who mandated the UK government to come to this country and look into these matters? These do-gooders go to weak nations and mess up everything.

    ceylon Friday, 06 October 2017 11:40 AM

    2500 years of great murderous culture.69 years of violent failed independence culture.world have to cone to helpidiots in this country cant rule. via DM Android App

    max Friday, 06 October 2017 11:55 AM

    I thought we are a sovereign state! This case proves I am wrong. Foreign powers still dictate us!

    silvag@msu.edu Saturday, 07 October 2017 08:36 PM

    Why don't these guys meet with refugees from Burma, Syria and Iraq instead? Or deal with north Korea!


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