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* MIKTA nations agree to support Sri Lanka’s public health sector
Fri, Nov 18, 2022, 11:50 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 18, Colombo: The MIKTA nations, Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Türkiye and Australia have expressed their agreement to support and advocate for the basic needs of the public health sector in Sri Lanka.

This was mentioned in a special meeting held yesterday (Nov 17) at the official residence of the Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka Santhush Woonjin Jeong to discuss public health in Sri Lanka.

Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwella attended this event on an invitation of the Korean Ambassador,

MIKTA is an informal middle power partnership between Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Türkiye, and Australia, established to discuss the basic problems faced by the world and advocate for them.

In this discussion, the representatives of MIKTA organization expressed their agreement to support and advocate for the basic needs of the public health sector in Sri Lanka.

The Minister of Health expressed his appreciation for the high contribution those countries made to Sri Lanka during the Covid epidemic.

The Ministry of Health says that the representatives of MIKTA expressed their appreciation to the health sector of Sri Lanka for successfully controlling the global pandemic.

Indonesian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Dewi Gustina Tobing, Turkish Ambassador to Sri Lanka R. Demet Şekercioğlu, Australian High Commissioner Paul Stephens, Mexican Consul General in Sri Lanka Mohan Panditage, a group of representatives from those countries and Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Janaka Sri Chandragupta, and Director General of Health Services Dr. Asela Gunawardena were present on this occasion.


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