Colombo, Sept 9 (News 1st): Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Thailand Chaminda I. Kolonne has invited the country’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to visit Sri Lanka once the pandemic is over.
The invitation was extended when the Ambassador met with the Thai Prime Minister at his official residence in Bangkok.
He emphasized the need to expedite the negotiations on the Thailand-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement during the meeting.
The Prime Minister has also instructed the Thai Board of Investment to hold an online meeting with the Colombo Ports Commission and the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka.
He also agreed to provide technical assistance to combat the pandemic, as well as for the agriculture and fisheries sectors.
The Prime Minister agreed with the Ambassador’s proposal to open a Thai Language Teaching Center in Sri Lanka and a Sinhala Language Teaching Center in Thailand.
The Ambassador said that Sri Lanka would extend its fullest support to Thailand, which is seeking to chair the 5th BIMSTEC Summit.