Monday, 02 November 2015 - 18:49
President begins bilateral discussions with Thai Prime Minister
President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a four day state visit to Thailand met the Prime Minister of Thailand General Prayut Chan-o-cha at the official residence of the Prime Minister today.
The President who arrived at the official residence of the Thailand Prime Minister was warmly welcomed by the Prime Minister Chan-o-cha.
The welcome ceremony included a Guard of Honor.
After the welcome ceremony, the two leaders commenced bilateral talks.
The discussions focused on the fields of politics and culture of the two countries.
President Sirisena stated that a government of good governance which gives priority to democracy has now been established in Sri Lanka.
He said the aim of the new government is to take the concept of consensual politics forward.
Prime Minister Chan-o-cha said the program of the new government of Sri Lanka is exemplary to the entire world.
President Sirisena made a special request to the Prime Minister of Thailand to support Sri Lanka in technological and research work.
Prime Minister Chan-o-cha stated Thailand investors are keen to invest in Sri Lanka in the fields of mineral oil, fishing and health.
He added that a group of investors will come to Sri Lanka in the near future to explore possibilities for investment.