Sri Lanka and Maldives to hold Ministerial level talks

The Senior Official’s Meeting will precede the Ministerial level discussions. Minister Samaraweera will meet the Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom during the visit. The third session of the Joint Commission between Maldives and Sri Lanka will be held from 08th to 09th February 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives.Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will lead the Sri Lanka delegation to the Joint Commission while Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs will lead the Maldivian delegation. The Joint Commission will discuss matters related to economic cooperation, tourism, fisheries, education, health, youth & sports skills development, employment and cultural affairs.The previous Joint Commission was held in Colombo in the year 2014. (Colombo Gazette) read more