President invites Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK to join new investment opportunities
President invites Sri Lankan Diaspora in UK to join new investment opportunities President Ranil Wickremesinghe who visited the United Kingdom to attend the funeral ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II met with the Sri Lankan Diaspora in Britain yesterday (Sep. 19).
President Ranil Wickremesinghe explained the future plans of the new government of Sri Lanka and invited the Sri Lankans living there to join the new investment opportunities created in Sri Lanka. The President also commented on winning future challenges as a Commonwealth country under the leadership of the new King of Britain.
The full speech made by President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the meeting with the Diaspora is as follows: We want the Commonwealth to be strong, to go ahead. Members, Chief Ministers from the North and East agreed with it, so we can go ahead with it.
500,000 people of Sri Lankan origin identifying themselves as first or second generation live here. People of Sri Lankan origin living overseas are called the Diaspora. Some of you may have relations in the South or the East who you may want to help.