Sri Lanka and Brunei Darussalam to further elevate relations

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Hon. Vasantha Senanayake, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka met H.E. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam, today (06 August 2017) on the sidelines of the grand celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN in Manila. The two Ministers discussed ways and means to further invigorate the relations between the two countries including intensifying cooperation in the spenders of economic, trade and tourism, education and student exchange at graduate and post graduate levels and to enhance employment opportunities for Sri Lankans as well as intensifying interactions between the private sectors to expand business opportunities. Sri Lanka’s desire to intensify cooperation with ASEAN including as a future Sectoral Dialogue Partner was also conveyed.

Associated with State Minister Senanayake at the discussions were Hon. Buddhika Pathirana MP, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Philippines Mrs. Aruni Ranaraja, Director General of East Asia and the Pacific Mr. O.L. Ameerajwad and Mrs. Sewwandi de Silva, Second Secretary, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Manila.

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Embassy of Sri Lanka

Manila

6 August 2017