Sri Lanka – Turkey renewed bilateral cooperation on the sidelines of the Grand Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN in Manila, the Philippines.
Turkey and Sri Lanka agreed on Saturday (04 August) to strengthen bilateral relations including intensifying cooperation in the sectors of economic, trade, tourism, education and enduring people to people contacts.
This follows discussions in Manila Hon. Vasantha Senanayake, State Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka had with H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu’s, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey. State Minister Senanayake is currently in the Philippines to attend the Grand Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN and represent Sri Lanka at the ASEAN Regional Forum. He is joined by Hon. Buddhika Pathirana MP, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Philippines Mrs. Aruni Ranaraja, Directer General of East Asia and the Pacific Mr. O.L. Ameerajwad and Mrs. Sewwandi de Silva, Second Secretary, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Manila.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
04 August 2017