Remarks to Media by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera following discussions with US Asst. Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal & US Asst. Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Tom MalinowskiMinistry of...
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera, leader of the Sri Lanka delegation, addressed the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council at the presentation of the Oral Update on the...
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera, met UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the Palais Wilson in Geneva on 29 June 2016.
Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Justice and Buddha Sasana, Mr. Mano Tittawella, Secretary General Secretariat for Coordinating...
Delivering the keynote address at a Briefing Session organized by the Standard and Trade Development Facility (STDF) Division of WTO held on 21st June 2016 to share Sri Lanka’s experience on the...
President Rajapaksa pledged Sri Lanka's assistance for Thailand's candidacy to the Human Rights Council in the period, 2015 – 2017.
Sri Lanka is now emerging as a competitive and vibrant destination for trade and investment. There are many opportunities in the area since May 2009. It is the right time to consider joint investments between our investors and invite the Thai government to invest in our government debentures, President further said.
Thai Prime Minister said her government will encourage Thai investors to make use of the opportunities that Sri Lanka has to offer.
We also should work closely in promoting more business opportunities in the small and medium industrial sector.
"We share same cultural and religious values and also the commitment to peace and democracy," Prime Minister Shinawatra said.
Sri Lanka had made great strides under your able leadership, she told President.
Thailand will always extend support to maintain peace and stability in Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister added.
The Thai Prime Minister offered 260 scholarships to Sri Lanka to mark the 260th anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya in the areas of development close to the people.
Following bilateral discussions, Sri Lanka and Thailand signed four Memorandum of Understandings on visa exemption for diplomats and official passport holders, tourism cooperation, scientific and technological cooperation and commerce and banking cooperation.
Media Release issued by the Presidential Secretariat.