High Commissioner David McKinnon, Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka along with Claude Goulet, Development Advisor and Head of Cooperation, High Commission of Canada to Sri Lanka and other Canadian diplomats and officials were recently in Sri Lanka East.
They toured several Canada assisted projects in the region and tweeted on the positive contribution being made in the lives of Sri Lankans.
“Over 80% of Sri Lanka wheat imports come from Canada, an important part of our vibrant economic ties. Thanks to Steven Kok and his team at Prima for showing me their impressive facility in beautiful Trincomalee that gets these imports to tables in Sri Lanka.” Via tweet from @McKinnonDavid
“A wonderful mask from Butterfly Peace Garden in Batticaloa. Butterfly Peace Garden, co-founded by Canadian artist Paul Hogan, helps kids from all the local communities use art to overcome trauma. Thanks to Rev Fr Paul Satgunanayagam and team for the warm welcome and inspiring visit.” Via tweet from @McKinnonDavid
In Batticaloa: YMCA trainees with special needs following computer graphic designing