European Commission Vice-President to visit Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 July 2005, 07:25 GMT]
The Vice-President of the European Commission Mrs. Margot Wallström will visit Sri Lanka from 11th to 14th July 2005. The Vice-President is responsible for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy.

Margot Wallstrom
Margot Wallstrom, Vice-President of the European Commission (photo:European Community)
During her stay she will make a field visit to European Commission funded projects down in the South. In Colombo, she will meet the President, the Foreign Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, MPs from various parties as well as representatives from the civil society, according to a press release issued by the European Commission Delegation to Sri Lanka.

Mrs. Wallström will also make a speech entitled "The European Union: Contributing to global solutions and strengthening European cooperation" to be given on Wednesday 13th July at the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies at 5.00 p.m, the press release further said.


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