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Sri Lanka (Official Visits)

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 19 November 1981

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asked the Lord Privy Seal how many visits have taken place (a) of officials of his Department to Sri Lanka and (b) of officials of Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom so far in the current year.

Since 1 January: (a) Ten officials of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have visited Sri Lanka. This figure excludes visits by members of the Diplomatic Service stationed abroad, visits by Queen's Messengers and visits by those members of specialist units of the Overseas Development Administration who are not normally considered officials; (b) Seven Sri Lankan officials have visited Britain with sponsorship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.