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Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 5.35 GMT
President meets Thai Prime Minister

Talks focus on promoting trade


President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Kuwait to attend the Asian Cooperation Dialogue Summit, met Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and held bi-lateral discussions on Tuesday.

Special attention was drawn during the talks on promoting trade between Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Detailed discussions were also held for the promotion of investment and tourism between the two countries.

Talks are already taking place between the two countries towards achieving this objective and the Sri Lanka Thailand Joint Commission formed in this connection is due to meet in Sri Lanka in 2013.

Discussions also centered on the promotion of fisheries and agriculture sectors of the two countries by exchanging technology and know-how between the two countries to maximize the progress of the fisheries and agriculture industries in both countries.

Discussions were also held on further stabilizing longstanding cultural ties and relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand.






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