The first political consultancy between the Vietnamese Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and its Sri Lankan counterpart took place in the capital
city of Colombo , Sri Lanka , on May 24-25.
The two sides discussed ways to beef up cooperation in politics,
economics, trade, investment, agriculture, culture, science and
Both sides exchanged views on international and regional issues of mutual concern.
They reached consensus to implement the agreements reached by the two
countries’ leaders during Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang’s visit
to Sri Lanka in October 2011.
They also discussed
preparations for the upcoming visit to Vietnam by the Sri Lankan
External Affairs Minister and the third session of the Vietnam-Sri Lanka
Joint Committee slated for Hanoi on July 16-17.-VNA