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POST TIME: 18 January, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Sri Lanka envoy meets Foreign Minister Momen
UNB, Dhaka

Sri Lanka envoy meets Foreign Minister Momen

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to BangladeshGeneral AWJC De Silvamet Foreign MinisterDr AK AbdulMomen at the Foreign Ministry yesterday. During the meeting, they discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The Foreign Minister informed the Sri Lankan envoy that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks tointensify relations with its neighbours, including Sri Lanka.

During the discussion, he put emphasis on realising the full potentials of the two countries in strengthening the relations on a win-win basis. Momen viewed that bilateral trade may be further improved by exporting high quality pharmaceuticals and garments to Sri Lanka. He emphasised on early conclusion of bilateral instruments, including Coastal Shipping Agreement, Free Trade Agreement and Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investment Agreement.

TheForeign Minister wished theHigh Commissioner a successful tenure in Bangladesh and assured all-out support.