During the recent visit to Berlin, Dr.Sarath Amunugama, Minister of Special Assignments met senior officials of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation between Friedrich Naumann Foundation and Sri Lanka. Dr. Amunugama said that Friedrich Naumann Foundation was actively involved in Sri Lanka during past few decades and appreciated re-establishment of its cooperation activities in Sri Lanka. Emphasizing that FNF could assist with its programme to the vision of the new government particularly in the area of good governance, democracy and national reconciliation.
Dr. Amunugama further said that Sri Lanka can learn from the German political system and its devolution of power. FNF could reach out to the cross section of the society on liberal ideological principles advocated by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for the greater benefit of the country.