Australian parliamentarians meet President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa with the Australian legislators
at Temple Trees. Picture by Sudath Silva
A group of Australian parliamentarians met President Mahinda
This group of parliamentarians is supporting Sri Lanka within the
parliament of Australia.
The objective of their visit is to gather first hand information over
the development activities that are being carried out by the government
in the aftermath of the humanitarian operation.
They will also focus on the country's political atmosphere during
their stay in Sri Lanka.
Australian Senators Steve Hutchings, Catrina Bilyk, parliamentarians
Don Randall and Sharman Stone are included in the delegation. Australian
High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Kathy Kay Klugman, Sri Lankan High
Commissioner in Australia Thisara Samarasinghe and External Affairs
Minister Prof. G.L. Peries were also present.