News sources reported that Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has pledged to provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka to regain the GSP+ facility.
Minister Wallstrom, is on an official tour of Sri Lanka, gave this promise when she met President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
President Sirisena thanked the Government of Sweden for the assistance provided for development projects in Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile he requested Minister Wallstrom to provide support for research activities in preventing kidney disease, which is spreading in Sri Lanka.
The President invited Swedish investors to utilize the investing opportunities available in Sri Lanka and said he would provide the required facilities.