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European Union votes to allow Sri Lanka regain GSP+

The European Union Parliament voted to allow Sri Lanka regain GSP+ concession.

When the motion to deny granting Sri Lanka GSP+ concession was taken up, 436 voted against, while 119 voted in favour while 22 were absent.

Sri Lanka lost trade facility GSP+ in 2010 after mounting human rights abuses allegation during the end of the war.

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