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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 08.55 GMT

Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines established


Sri Lanka and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines established formal diplomatic relations on January 15th.

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona and Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations Mr. CamilloGonsalves signed the joint Communique on behalf of two countries.

Both Ambassadors expressed satisfaction that the two countries have established diplomatic relations and hoped that this would continue to further build on the bilateralrelationship which already exists between the two as members of the Commonwealth and the UN. The Ambassadors also discussed further strengthening bilateral ties, especially through sports. Ambassador Gonsalves spoke of the forthcoming tour of the West Indies by the Sri Lanka Cricket Team as a part of a triangular series involving also India. He hoped that a high level visit from Sri Lanka would coincide with the tour. Dr. Kohona mentioned that both countries are committed in advancing each otherís interests both within and outside the Commonwealth.



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