Sri Lanka to start diplomatic relations with El Salvadore

Sept 09, 2011 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will start diplomatic relations with El Salvadore, a small state in Central America, deputy economic development minsiter Lakshman Abeywardene, said. He said Sri Lanka’s envoy to Brazil will also be accredited to El Salvador.

Abeywardene said over the past five years trade between the two countries has started to expand and Sri Lanka’s exports to the country exceeded imports from El Salvadore.

Sri Lanka exported items such as spices and rubber to the Central American nation.

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