Commonwealth Office Minister’s Sri Lanka visit cancelled

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific Alok Sharma MP has cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka this week, the British High Commission in Colombo announced.

“UK Foreign Office Minister, Alok Sharma, will not be visiting Sri Lanka this week. This is due to Prime Minister Theresa May calling for a General Election to be held in the UK on June 8,” a Spokesperson for the British High Commission said.

Alok Sharma was slated to visit Sri Lanka from April 20 to 22. He was also scheduled to deliver a speech on Opportunities and Challenges in a Post-Brexit World atLakshman Kadirgamar Institute, Colombo 7. 


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