Sri Lanka to Strengthen Cooperation with Cambodia

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Sri Lanka’s Foreign Affairs State Minister Hon. Vasantha Senanayake, currently in the Philippines to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), met with H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Senior Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, on 04 August 2017 in Manila. During which meeting initiatives relating to economic and trade, tourism, education cooperation and the long standing cultural cooperation and Buddhist linkages were discussed.

State Minister Senanayake also conveyed Sri Lanka’s desire to intensify Sri Lanka’s closer cooperation with ASEAN including as a future Sectoral Dialogue Partner and sought Cambodia’s support for this intended partnership. State Minister Senanayake is currently in the Philippines and will also attend the Grand Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN. He is joined by Hon. Buddhika Pathirana MP.

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Embassy of Sri Lanka

Manila

04August 2017