Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner in Canada, Ahmed Jawad, presented his letter of appointment as the representative of Sri Lanka to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, at a meeting with Secretary General Fang Liu.
During the ensuing discussion the High Commissioner briefed the Secretary General on the active role played by Sri Lanka as a member state, including preparations been made to host the 53rd conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation in the Asia Pacific Region in August this year and the 10th ICAO Air Services Negotiation Conference in 2017, in Sri Lanka.
The Secretary General thanked the Government of Sri Lanka for its cooperation. Other areas of mutual interests were also discussed.
The ICAO is a UN specialized agency established in 1944. It has 191 Member States. (Colombo Gazette)