New Zealand's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Michael Appleton met Transport, Highways and Mass Media Minister Dr.Bandula Gunawardena at the ministry office in Battaramulla.The Minister and the New Zealand High Commissioner discussed many bilaterally important issues including strengthening diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. The minister emphasized on the need for introducing energy efficient transport methods for development in the highways and transport sector. igh Commissioner Appleton assured that the New Zealand government will provide continuous support to Sri Lanka.