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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2764

Farewell call by High Commissioner of India on Speaker of Parliament

Colombo, 11 May, (

High Commissioner of India Ashok K. Kantha had a farewell meeting with Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa at Parliament on 8 May 2013.

High Commissioner thanked Speaker for extending his unstinted support for furtherance of India-Sri Lanka ties. He recalled various visits by Parliamentary delegations during his tenure and, in this context, conveyed that he looked forward to the visit of Speaker with a Parliamentary delegation to India during the Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament.

Speaker placed on record the role played by High Commissioner Kantha in promoting closer ties between the two countries, including through Parliamentary exchanges between the two countries.

He underlined the need for continuance of such exchanges in order to develop a better understanding of situations and issues as well as for promoting exchanges between young Parliamentarians of the two countries in order to invest in the future of the relationship.

He also stated that he looked forward to his visit to India.

- Asian Tribune -

High Commissioner of India  Ashok K. Kantha
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