A close and mutual partnership is developing between the Office of National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) and Bridging Lanka.

The office was set up by current Sri Lankan president, His Excellency Maithri Sirisena and chaired by former president Madam Chandrika Bandaranaike-Kumaratunga. A significant meeting in Colombo, arranged by Mr Vijitha Yapa, with the Director General, Director and senior staff. There was genuine interest in our work, approach and scope and a pledge to partner with and support us. Two days later the DG had already followed up on some of the requests for help that Bridging Lanka had made.