Australia, Sri Lanka sign investment and trade agreements


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, this afternoon, met with visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Temple Trees. 

The two leaders officiated over the signing of several agreements relating to trade and investment at their meeting.

Development Strategies and International Trade Ministry Secretary Chandani Wijewardana signed the agreement representing Sri Lanka while Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Bryce Hutchesson signed the agreement representing Australia. 

Turnbull arrived in Sri Lanka today on an official visit to mark the 70th anniversary of Australia’s bilateral relationship with Sri Lanka.

He met with President Maithripala Sirisena earlier this morning where he commended the government's reconciliation programme.  

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