Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in the country yesterday on a five- day visit which will include a day trip to Jaffna.
A release from the Commonwealth Office stated the Secretary General's visit is to brief the current Commonwealth Chair-in-Office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the achievement of objectives and implementation of work set at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka in November 2013
Making his first trip to the region as the Secretary General, Sharma met Governor G.A.Chandrasiri.
He will review post conflict developments in the North and discuss remaining challenges while there.
Sharma will call on President Mahinda Rajapakse tomorrow as well as External Affairs Minister Professor G.L.Peiris and Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa among others.