Assistance from Bangladesh to Sri Lanka

Published: 06:51 GMT, Jul 14, 2017 |

The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, A. H. Mahmood Ali, upon meeting President Maithripala Sirisena, had stated that Bangladesh would not hesitate to provide assistance to Sri Lanka, given the cordiality of the relationship between the two nations, according to the President’s Media Division.

President Maithripala Sirisena who is currently on a three-day state visit to Bangladesh met with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister at the Hotel Sonargaon yesterday (13).

The Foreign Minister had expressed his views and affirmed that President Sirisena’s visit to Bangladesh was an important milestone in the long-standing friendship between the two countries.

I am no stranger to Bangladesh, the President also said, recalling his previous visits in the capacity of the Minister of Environment and the Minister of Health.

President Sirisena commended the progress made by Bangladesh under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and emphasized the need to take further steps to promote investment opportunities and trade relations between the two countries, the President’s Media Division reported.