Sri Lankan President Meets Nepali Prime Minister: Discuss To Strengthen Bilateral Ties

September 02, 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena, who visited Nepal to attend the 4th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), met with the Prime Minister of Nepal K.P Oli, today (01).

President Sirisena was warmly received by the Nepali Prime Minister when he arrived at the Prime Minister’s Office in Kathmandu.

A Bilateral meeting between the two countries commenced after the cordial discussions between the two leaders.

The leaders paid their attention to further promote bilateral relations between the two countries in all the sectors. They also discussed how to improve relations in the fields of trade and investment as well as tourism while improving active functioning of the Joint Commission between the two countries. 

President Sirisena drew the attention of the Nepali Prime Minister to develop facilities for Sri Lankan devotees in the Lumbini. 

Both leaders pledged to closely work in the international forums and agreed to work in more cooperation in regional activities. 

The President extended his gratitude to the government of Nepal for holding the 4th Summit of the BIMSTEC in a highly successful manner as well as for the warm welcome and hospitality given to him and his delegation.

Leaders of Sri Lanka and Nepal agreed to work in mutual cooperation for the benefit of the people in both countries while building close and strong relations between the two countries. 

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