NZ Envoy seeks Minister Alles’ assistance


New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Michael Appleton, who met Public Security Minister Tiran Alles on Friday (23), requested the latter’s assistance to prevent Sri Lankans attempting to illegally migrate to New Zealand by boat.

They held a discussion about the public protests held in Sri Lanka over the past months and peaceful situation in the country at the moment.

The role of Sri Lanka Police in ensuring the peacefulness in the country was also discussed.

Deputy High Commissioner of New Zealand to Sri Lanka Andrew Traveller was also present at the meeting.