Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka, Indonesia to launch a strategy to secure a fair portion of the European market
Wed, Sep 12, 2018, 08:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 12, Colombo: Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have focused attention on a joint program to secure the free navigation and peace in the Indian Ocean while strengthening the friendly ties between the two countries.

The two leaders, who are attending the World Economic Forum ASEAN summit in Hanoi, today held bilateral discussions at the Melià Hotel in Hanoi on the sidelines of the summit.

At the discussion, the Indonesian President and Sri Lankan Premier also focused on launching a common strategy to secure a fair portion from the European market.

The two leaders also agreed to prepare a timeframe by a committee comprising representatives from both countries in order to enhance trade, investment and business opportunities between Sri Lanka and Indonesia. This is expected to lay the foundation for a free trade agreement in the future between the two countries.

Indonesian President and Sri Lankan Premier also exchanged ideas on promoting tourism between the two countries and exchange of defense programs between the armies of the two countries,

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presented the greetings of President Maithripala Sirisena to the Indonesian President.

Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake, and Sri Lanka's Ambassador in Vietnam Hasinthi Dissanayake were also present at the discussion.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Two youths attempting to take selfie gone missing in sea
-- [7 hours ago]
Minister requests trade unions to postpone postal strike until Friday
-- [7 hours ago]
Term of Presidential Commission probing corruption and fraud extended
Paddy purchasing in Northern Province begins
UN expert to visit Sri Lanka to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Sri Lanka postal workers to launch 48-hour strike from 4 pm today
Three faculties at Ruhuna University to be reopened tomorrow
Navy nabs person with over 3200 illegally harvested conch shells
CID grills former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando for nine hours
National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol Act strictly enforced island wide from today

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.