PM speaks in Singapore – elaborates on Lanka’s journey “on the correct path”

PM speaks in Singapore – elaborates on Lanka’s journey “on the correct path”

PM speaks in Singapore – elaborates on Lanka’s journey “on the correct path”

Written by Staff Writer

19 Jul, 2016 | 8:08 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lanka, under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena, has begun a journey along the correct path for the future.

Speaking in Singapore, the Prime Minister also noted that the foundation for this was national reconciliation and economic development.

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hosted a lunch for Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who is on an official visit to the Southeast Asian nation.

Speaking at the event, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe had noted that Sri Lanka’s and Singapore boast of a strategically important location in the South Asian region.

The Prime Minister stated that the ancient Kingdom of Singapuram was part of the empires which Sri Lanka had to deal with from time to time.

Last evening, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on the South Asian CEO of the Singapore Ports Authority Ong Kim Pong.

Ong Kim Pong noted that the Singapore Ports Authority stands ready to aid and assist Sri Lankan ports to develop and upgrade the  technologies in use.

He noted that they have focussed attention on the modernisation of the eastern container terminal of the Colombo Port.

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