Australian High Commissioner Paul Stephens called on Foreign Minister Ali Sabry at the Ministry on September 30. The Foreign Minister congratulated the High Commissioner on his appointment as the Head of the Mission to Sri Lanka.
The Foreign Minister appreciated the recent immediate humanitarian assistance extended by Australia to tackle domestic challenges and congratulated the High Commissioner on his appointment as the Head of the Mission to Sri Lanka.
Australian High Commissioner referred to possibilities for investment in the energy and education sector. Foreign Minister welcomed investments from Australian companies in Sri Lanka.
The Foreign Minister also discussed a range of bilateral issues including matters of mutual interest at the multilateral level.
Meanwhile, the Ambassador of Vietnam to Sri Lanka Ho Thi Thanh Truc met Minister Ali Sabry on Friday (30).
Discussions focused on a wide range of issues related to the multi-faceted bilateral cooperation between the two countries in political, social, cultural and educational fields.
It was also noted that Vietnam and Sri Lanka have enjoyed warm and cordial relations for over five decades and there is potential to expand mutual cooperation in a number of areas and the Minister appreciated that the 4th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations had been held at the Foreign Secretary level in January, 2022.