President Sirisena Requests Swedish Assistance For Irrigation Development

President Maithripala Sirisena requested Swedish assistance to develop the irrigation sector when he met Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven during the bilateral discussions on Saturday afternoon on the sidelines of Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2015, in Boao, Hainan Province, China.
Prime Minister Löfven congratulated President Sirisena on his presidential election victory and said that he and the Swedish government are pleased to see the positive development in post-election Sri Lanka.
President Sirisena explained new development initiatives undertaken by the government of Sri Lanka.
‘We will take steps to increase Swedish tourists to Sri Lanka,’ the Prime Minister stated. Sweden is keen to further enhance the existing economic and trade relations with Sri Lanka, and these ties will be stronger than before, said the Premier.
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