SL High Commissioner in UK engages in diplomatic talks with UK Parliament Speaker
January 25, London, UK (LNW): High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom Rohitha Bogollagama held a crucial meeting on 23 January 2024, with the Speaker of the UK Parliament, Lord McFall of Alcluith.
The primary agenda of the discussions was to enhance and chart the future trajectory of relations between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom.
The meeting covered a wide range of topics, including contemporary international relations, the ongoing reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, and the prospects for strengthening bilateral relations.
High Commissioner Bogollagama took the opportunity to brief Speaker Lord McFall on Sri Lanka’s constitutional reforms, fostering a comprehensive understanding of the nation’s evolving political landscape.
Acknowledging the deep historical ties between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom, both dignitaries expressed their commitment to furthering parliamentary connections.
They underscored the significance of constructive dialogue in addressing mutual challenges and building enduring diplomatic bonds.
In sharing his priorities for enhancing relations during his tenure, Bogollagama emphasised the importance of bilateral engagement on matters concerning Sri Lanka.
The aim is to facilitate a greater understanding of domestic issues and promote collaborative efforts between the two nations.
This diplomatic meeting is part of the ongoing efforts by the Sri Lanka High Commission to foster robust relations between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom across various spheres.
The exchange of ideas and perspectives between the High Commissioner and the UK Parliament Speaker reflects a commitment to deeper understanding and cooperation in the Sri Lanka-UK relationship.