President visits Korea today

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Maithripala Sirisena, on the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, will undertake a state visit to the Republic of Korea today.

The visit coincides with the 40th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea.

On November 29, President Moon is scheduled to meet President Sirisena for summit talks, and host the Sri Lankan President to a state dinner.

The two Heads of State will discuss matters of mutual interest to deepen cooperation between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Agreements on Economic Cooperation, Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF), cultural cooperation, MOUs on investment cooperation, and the Employment Permit System (EPS) are to be signed between the two Governments during the visit.

President Sirisena is also scheduled to attend a business luncheon co-hosted by the four major Korean Business Associations, and meet with the Sri Lankan community in the Republic of Korea.

The President’s visit will end on Thursday (30).

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