Sri Lanka – Laos PDR discuss ways and means to further invigorate the bilateral relations

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Hon. Vasantha Senanayake, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka met H.E. Mr. Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lao PDR today (05 August 2017) on the sidelines of the grand celebration of ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).

Discussing matters of mutual interest, the two ministers considered ways and means of further invigorating the relations including cultural cooperation, cooperation between legislatures, immigration matters, Defence training etc.

State Minister Senanayake also conveyed Sri Lanka’s desire to intensify cooperation with ASEAN including as a future Sectoral Dialogue Partner and sought Laos support for this intended partnership.

 

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Manila

5 August 2017