The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday, March 15.

Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera met the EU Commissioner and discussed a wide range of issues, including possible lifting of IUU fishing ban and restoration of GSP+, furthering the continued positive engagement between the two parties.

Commissioner Mimica will conclude his official visit tomorrow,  March 17.


The EU Commissioner will meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and other senior ministers during his visit.