EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator arrives in SL

2019-07-12 at 12:00

The European Union’s Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove has arrived in Sri Lanka.

de Kerchove, who will also visit the Maldives, aims to support the two countries in their respective efforts to step up security and develop a better exchange of experiences.

While in Sri Lanka, de Kerchove will meet high-level representatives of the Lankan Government, the Opposition, and the defence establishment, as well as with civil society representatives.

He will also meet representatives of the diplomatic community while in Sri Lanka.

Gilles de Kerchove has been the EU’s Counter-Terrorism Coordinator since 2007.

He also teaches European Law at the Catholic University of Louvain, the Free University of Brussels and the Saint-Louis University of Brussels.