Australian PM to visit Sri Lanka on Thursday

Australian PM to visit Sri Lanka on Thursday

October 30, 2017   01:06 pm

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, will visit Sri Lanka on November 2, the Australian High Commission in Colombo said. 

Prime Minister Turnbull will meet President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during his visit. 

Prime Minister Turnbull said “this year marks the 70th anniversary of Australia’s bilateral relationship with Sri Lanka, and I am delighted to be able to visit Sri Lanka.

“I had the pleasure of meeting President Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe during their visits to Australia earlier this year.”

“I look forward to continuing our discussions on strengthening our economic links, defence engagement, and our work together to combat trans-national crime, particularly people-smuggling,” he said. 

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