Skip to main content

Sri Lanka: Overseas Aid

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions his Department has had with the government of Sri Lanka on humanitarian issues. (319876)

The Department for international Development (DFID) remains in regular contact with the Government of Sri Lanka on humanitarian issues. The British high commissioner to Sri Lanka and our humanitarian adviser in Colombo frequently discuss issues of concern with Government representatives and the Presidential Task Force for the Development of the North. The Foreign Secretary also raised humanitarian issues with Foreign Minister Bogollogama when they last spoke on 5 February.