President Ranil Wickremesinghe has written to his counterpart in the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan concerning bilateral ties between the two countries.
The letter was handed over Wickremesinghe’s special envoy, minister Naseer Ahamed to UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan during talks in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, the two ministers discussed relations between the UAE and Sri Lanka and opportunities for enhancing cooperation in various areas.
They also talked about regional and international developments and issues of mutual concern.
Minister Abdullah welcomed the Sri Lankan minister’s visit, highlighting the distinguished bilateral ties between their countries.
For his part, minister Ahamed affirmed his country's keenness to boost its overall cooperation with the UAE, and commended the UAE’s leading regional and international status.
Chargé d’affaires of Sri Lankan Embassy in the UAE Medhavi Peiris was present.