Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen met Deputy Minister of External Affairs Neomal Perera today.
During the meeting talks held between the two state leaders had focussed on issues pertaining to both countries.
Subsequently an agreement to commence an airline service between the two countries was also inked.
This agreement was signed between Minister of Civil Aviation Services Priyankara Jayarathna & visiting Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen.
Chris Bown who arrived in the island this morning also met with Minister of Justice and SLMC leader Rauf Hakeem.
A well informed source at the Ministry Of External Affairs stated that the Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship was also scheduled to meet with Defence Secretary Ghotabhaya Rajapksa tomorrow.
Meanwhile it was reported by foreign media that the Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Bowen was due to submit a report concerning Sri Lanka's political activist & refugees.
According to Australian media his visit has been termed a research trip for his documentation.