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Sri Lanka: Religious Freedom

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6228, tabled on 12 March 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to safeguard religious pluralism and to defend and promote freedom of religion or belief in Sri Lanka.

Answered on

26 March 2018

​We are currently funding a range of projects through a multi-year Conflict Stability and Security Fund programme to promote inter-faith and inter-communal dialogue and dispute resolution at local level in eastern Sri Lanka, one of the most diverse regions. Our High Commission regularly raise issues of concern with their Sri Lankan counterparts.