Oda told reporters that she was encouraged by what she saw at camps for displaced residents.
There are harsh, but acceptable conditions in the aftermath of a bloody civil war in Sri Lanka, International Co-operation Minister Bev Oda said after wrapping up a short visit to the war-torn country.The government of Canada has also offered $15 million dollars to assist Sri Lanka with the displaced.
Oda said she was encouraged by what she saw at camps for displaced residents, and by what she heard from her meetings with senior government officials.
This was Oda's second visit to the island this year. Along with MP Deepak Obhrai, Oda is now the second Canadian MP to have visited the island.
Bob Rae remains the only Canadian MP to have been refused entry into Sri Lanka.