High Commissioner of Sri Lanka calls on the Foreign Minister

The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Bangladesh General A.W.J.C. De Silva paid a courtesy call on the Foreign Minister Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 17 January 2019.

The two dignitaries discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The Foreign Minister informed that Bangladesh government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks to intensify relations with its neighbours including Sri Lanka. During the discussion the Foreign Minister put emphasis on realizing the full potentials of the two countries in strengthening the relations on a win-win basis. Foreign Minister Abdul Momen viewed that bilateral trade may be further improved by exporting high quality pharmaceuticals and garments to Sri Lanka. He emphasized on early conclusion of bilateral instruments including Coastal Shipping Agreement, Free Trade Agreement and Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investment Agreement.

The Foreign Minister wished the High Commissioner a successful tenure in Bangladesh and assured all out support.


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