Turkish Foreign Minister to visit Lanka next week

Colombo : Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu will pay a two-day an official visit to Sri Lanka beginning on June 14.

The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement said the Foreign Minister will be received by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya, reports the Colombo Page.

He will also be meeting his Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera, as well as Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrema.

During his visit from June 14-15, theTurkish Foreign Minister will sign with his counterpart the “Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka on Diplomatic Training, Exchange of Information and Documentation”.

The visit will provide an opportunity for both countries to discuss all aspects of bilateral relations and cooperation.(ANI)