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UAE, Sri Lanka advancing bilateral relations

COLOMBO,18th November, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has discussed ways of advancing bilateral relations with Sri Lanka at a meeting here today with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesingh.

The two sides reviewed issues of common interest and the latest regional and international developments of mutual concern.

Sheikh Abdullah affirmed during the meeting the UAE's keenness to strengthen relations with Sri Lanka across multiple domains to the higher good of the two peoples.

For his part, the Sri Lankan prime minister stressed his country's determination to boost cooperation between the two nations to a higher level, expressing his appreciation of the diverse enterprises being implemented by the UAE in Sri Lanka and the care and good treatment received by Sri Lankans living and working in the UAE.

The Sri Lankan premier lauded the great strides made by the UAE across different domains over the past years.

The meeting was attended by the Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah Kazim Al Mulla, Ambassador of the UAE to the Republic of Sri Lanka.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed