President Mahinda Rajapkase who was in Kuwait to participate in the Asian Cooperation Dialogue Summit returned to the island at 2 am today.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the first Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit in Kuwait said the Asian Continent cannot be the playground of forces who seek its wealth, assets of nature and human resources.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa met Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and held bi-lateral discussions.
Special attention was drawn during the talks on promoting trade between Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Detailed discussions were also held for creating a systematic bilateral strategy for the promotion of investment and tourism between the two countries.
Talks are already taking place between the two countries towards achieving this objective and the Sri Lanka – Thailand Joint Commission formed in this connection is due to meet in Sri Lanka in 2013.
Discussions were also held on further stabilising longstanding cultural ties and relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand.