Congratulations to new President of Sri Lanka hinh anh 1President of Sri Lanka Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa (centre) at the swearing-in ceremony in Anuradhapura city on November 18 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on November 18 sent a message of congratulations to Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election as President of Sri Lanka.

Vietnam and Sri Lanka established diplomatic relations in 1970. The two countries are targeting 1 billion USD in two-way trade in 2020./.