By Colombo Telegraph –
Contrary to some media reports, Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has not made any statements today with regard to Sri Lanka as host venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in November 2013, says Richard Uku, Official Spokesperson and Director of Communications and Public Affairs.
Colombo based Daily Mirror today reported that “Sharma confirms summit location”. The report said; “Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma who met task force Chairmen and External Ministry officials today in Colombo confirmed the location of the summit as Colombo and reviewed the ongoing preparations for the holding of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), official said. External Affairs Ministry Secretary K. Amunugama told Daily Mirror online that the meeting which lasted for more than 90 minutes was attended by Chairmen of some 15 task forces and other officials.
Issuing a statement the Official Spokesperson and Director of Communications and Public Affairs said; “There will be a statement at the end of the Secretary-General’s visit to Sri Lanka on Wednesday, 13 February.”