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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF THE HONOURABLE TILAK MARAPANA MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF SRI LANKA TO MALAYSIA 27 AUGUST 2018

WORKING VISIT OF

THE HONOURABLE TILAK MARAPANA

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF SRI LANKA TO MALAYSIA

27 AUGUST 2018

 

The Honourable Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka will undertake a Working Visit to Malaysia on 27 August 2018. The Minister would be accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. This would be the Honourable Tilak Marapana’s inaugural visit to Malaysia since assuming his post in August 2017.

 

During the course of the visit, the Honourable Tilak Marapana is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on YAB Dato’ Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister and YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The visit will allow both Malaysia and Sri Lanka to take stock of bilateral relations and explore other possible areas of collaboration. It will also be an opportunity for both sides to exchange views on a range of global and regional issues of common concern. Both the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia and Sri Lanka are scheduled to establish the Malaysia-Sri Lanka Bilateral Consultations through Exchange of Notes.

 

Malaysia is optimistic that this visit will provide a new impetus to the bilateral cooperation that would cement and elevate the Malaysia and Sri Lanka relations to a greater height.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

26 August 2018