Oct 30, 2017

Australian PM to visit SL this week

The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull will visit Sri Lanka on Nov. 02.

Mr. Turnbull will meet the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and his Sri Lankan counterpart - Ranil Wickremesinghe during his visit.

Prime Minister Turnbull said “this year marks the 70th anniversary of Australia’s bilateral relationship with Sri Lanka, and I am delighted to be able to visit Sri Lanka. I had the pleasure of meeting President Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe during their visits to Australia earlier this year. I look forward to continuing our discussions on strengthening our economic links, defence engagement, and our work together to combat trans-national crime, particularly people-smuggling.”