HC Deb 24 February 1998 vol 307 cc154-5W
Mr. Vaz

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what contracts were signed during the visit of the Prince of Wales to Sri Lanka. [28595]

Mrs. Roche

The Prince of Wales visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of President Kumaratunga, to attend the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Sri Lankan independence. During this visit no contracts were signed but His Royal Highness' programme reflected the wide range of bilateral contacts between the two countries and included commercial elements.