Foreign Secretary Aruni Wijewardane will participate in the inaugural UK-Sri Lanka Strategic Dialogue at Foreign Secretary level on 18 April 2023 at the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in London. UK Minister of State in the FCDO Anne Marie Trevelyan will open the dialogue, which will be conducted with the participation of Sir Philip Barton, Permanent Undersecretary of the FCDO.
The inaugural Strategic Dialogue is convened at the invitation of the FCDO at the important juncture of the 75thanniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom this year.
The Strategic Dialogue will provide a forum for both sides to discuss the multifaceted relations between the two countries.
On the sidelines of the dialogue, Foreign Secretary Wijewardane will have a bilateral meeting with Assistant Secretary General of the Commonwealth Prof. Luis G. Franceschi and interact with members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).