Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena to visit South Korea

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Nov 22, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a state visit to South Korea from 28 to 30 November 2017, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries.

Foreign Ministry said President will undertake this visit on an invitation extended by South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in.

On 29 November, President Moon is scheduled to meet President Sirisena for summit talks, and host the Sri Lankan President to a state dinner. The two Heads of State will discuss matters of mutual interest to deepen cooperation between Sri Lanka and South Korea.

Agreements on Economic Cooperation, Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) and cultural cooperation, as well as MOUs on investment cooperation and the Employment Permit System (EPS) are to be signed between the two Governments during the visit.

President Sirisena is also scheduled to attend a business luncheon co-hosted by the four major Korean Business Associations, and meet with the Sri Lankan community in South Korea.