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Sri Lanka needs to make progress on GSP+ commitments - EU ITNA delegation

A six member delegation of the European Parliament Committee on International Trade (INTA) highlighted the need for Sri Lanka to make progress in implementing international human rights conventions relevant to GSP+ tarde concession, reports Colombo Gazette.

The delegation, who are on a 3 day visit to Sri Lanka, met with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and key parliamentarians to follow up on the country’s commitments made in exchange for access to the European Union (EU) market. The delegation also met members of civil society. 

Chaired by Jan Zahradil,the delegation included the INTA Standing Rapporteur for South Asia, Sajjad Karim, told press that the government needed to keep the country on the path to reform.