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Wednesday, May 30 , 2012 - 10.45 GMT
Thailand pledges assistance to develop agriculture, fisheries and education


Thailand will render its fullest cooperation to develop agriculture, fisheries and education sectors in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Sinawatra said.

During a bilateral discussion with President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Thailand Prime Minister recalled the historic relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand. She pointed out the importance of working closely in Buddhist and cultural affairs between the two countries.

President Rajapaksa apprised Thailand Prime Minister of the post- conflict development in Sri Lanka and invited Thai business leaders to harness business opportunities available in the country.

President Rajapaksa thanked Thailand for the cooperation and support extended to Sri Lanka at the recent UNHRC sessions.

President while expressing satisfaction over the progress made by Thailand in the fields of fisheries and agriculture requested Thailand's technical assistance for the development of these fields in Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Sinawatra proposed to set up a committee to further study this matter.

Two leaders also expressed views on regional cooperation.




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