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President on State visit to Bangladesh

President on State visit to Bangladesh

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Bangladesh today on a three-day State visit to Bangladesh on the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

During his visit, President Sirisena would hold bilateral meetings with the Bangladesh Prime Minister and President.

He would also hold bilateral meetings with the Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Health Minister, Speaker as well as the Opposition Leader.

Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were formally established in 1972.

The President will hold extensive bilateral discussions regarding the ways and means to strengthen cooperation in the fields of maritime, education, tourism, fisheries and health as well as the ways to promote investments between the two countries.

During the state visit, the two countries are expected to sign several bilateral agreements in the fields of agriculture, education, training of diplomats and Immigration & Emigration.

During his State visit, the President will pay his special attention to explore ways to further expansion of TRADE AND INVESTMENTS between the two countries. (Daily News)

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