(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –President Jae-In of Republic of Korea and President Maithripala Sirisena emphatically declared that they would work towards raising the bilateral friendship and cooperation to a new high.
They made this declaration at the grand banquet held By President Moon in honour of President Sirisena at Cheong WaDae or the Blue House, the President’s House in Seoul last night (November 29).
Two leaders stated that the current visit of President Sirisena has resulted in the opening of a new glorious chapter of the bilateral friendship and cooperation between the two countries. The visit takes place in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea.
President Moon, referring to special rapport he has developed with President Sirisena said the two countries would continue to support each other in the path to progress and development.
The banquet was followed by a cultural evening in which Korean singers and children sang Korean and Sri Lankan songs. The children presented colourful dance recital.
Ministers Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Tilak Marapana, Daya Gamage, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Malik Samarawickrema and Thalatha Athukorale Ambassador Manisha Gunasekera and the members of Sri Lankan delegation and Korean Ministers and senior officials and entrepreneurs also participated in the grand banquet.