The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that he will stand by Sri Lanka to correct the misconceptions about the country within the international community. He made these observations at the Presidential Secretariat when the former British Prime Minister arrived in Sri Lanka recently on a private visit.
Mr. Tony Blair commended the President for conducting recently concluded Parliamentary Elections in a free and fair manner. He also appreciated the steps taken by the President Sirisena to build reconciliation and to restore democracy throughout the country, while giving proper leadership to the country.
He commended the progress made by the Sri Lanka’s tourism industry, and said that he will extend every possible support to develop the tourism industry.