Prime Minister meets counterpart in Vietnam

Monday, 17 April 2017 - 13:10

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Bilateral discussions between visiting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Vietnamese counterpart began this morning.

The discussions began after the official reception held at the Presidential Palace of Vietnam in Hanoi.

Discussions between the two leaders have focused on several economically and socially important matters for both countries.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly said during those discussions that both countries have got an opportunity to gain economic and trade growth by using their experiences.

In response, the Vietnam Premier stated that this tour by his Sri Lankan counterpart would further strengthen friendship between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who reached Vietnam last afternoon had decided to cut short his visit because of the tragedy at Meethotamulla and return to the island tomorrow.



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