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* Sri Lanka to establish resident diplomatic mission in Ukraine
Fri, Jan 6, 2012, 09:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka cabinet in its first meeting in the new year has granted approval to establish a resident diplomatic mission in Ukraine.

Sri Lanka, has established a closer relationship with Ukraine at bilateral and multilateral levels following the establishment of diplomatic relations with the former Soviet Union state, External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has noted in his proposal to the cabinet.

The Sri Lankan government says currently a range of agreements are in the process of being negotiated covering the fields of Education, Defence, Science and Technology, Ports and Shipping, Air Services and Trade among others.

The Ukrainian airline Aerosvit started regular direct non-stop flights between Kiev and Colombo, Sri Lanka in October 2011.

The Government of Ukraine, on a reciprocal basis, will establish a Resident Mission in Colombo, the Sri Lankan government said.



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