High Commissioner of New Zealand to Sri Lanka and Maldives Michael Appleton says that the New Zealand government will continue to provide technical support to Sri Lanka for the island nation’s development.

This was stated during a discussion held February 12 between the New Zealand High Commissioner and the State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe.

The discussion focused on the country’s economy, progress of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reforms towards stability and the current political situation. The measures taken to obtain the support of the IMF were discussed extensively.

Attention was also paid to the reforms carried out with the aim of restoring Sri Lanka’s economy. The economic and political situation of the country was also discussed.

Further it was reiterated that New Zealand will support Sri Lanka with required technical and other assistance to follow the best practices.

The High Commissioner mentioned that the necessary discussions will be continued.

Further discussions were held with Brent Litherland, the Customs Counselor and James Anderson the Lead Advisor, South & South East Asia.

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