Foreign Minister invites Germany to optimize investment in SL

Foreign Minister invites Germany to optimize investment in SL

Foreign Minister invites Germany to optimize investment in SL

Written by Amani Nilar

25 Aug, 2021 | 7:13 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris invited Germany to further optimize investment and trade opportunities in Sri Lanka towards mutual benefit during a discussion with the  Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Sri Lanka Holger Lothar Seubert.

The Ambassador paid a courtesy call on the new Foreign Minister yesterday (24) at the Foreign Ministry in Colombo.

Foreign Minister Peiris underscored the significance and multifaceted nature of Sri Lanka – Germany bilateral ties ranging from political, economic relations to longstanding cultural links and people-to-people contacts while Ambassador Seubert highlighted the vibrant and productive cooperation existing between the two countries both bilaterally and multilaterally.

Identifying development cooperation as an important dimension of bilateral cooperation, Foreign Minister Peiris expressed his sincere appreciation for the valuable vocational training opportunities provided to Sri Lankan youth through the German Technical Training Institutes in Katubedda, Kilinochchi, and the new training institute being set up in Matara.

Moreover, Ambassador Seubert apprised the Foreign Minister on the Mahamodara Maternity Hospital (Helmut Kohl Hospital) in Galle, which is constructed with German assistance.

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