EU Commissioner for International Cooperation to visit Sri Lanka

neven-mimica1The European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is to visit Sri Lanka next week.

Neven Mimica is in charge of ensuring the EU delivers on its commitments to the Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty and setting out the Commission and EU positions for the negotiations on the United Nations Millennium Development Goal agenda.

During the visit he will have talks with the Government and will also open the new premises of the Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

His role also includes working with national governments to make the EU’s development aid more effective.

Commissioner Neven Mimica’s portfolio is managed by the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation. (Colombo Gazette)