French Ambassador, FM discuss expansion of bilateral trade

French Ambassador, FM discuss expansion of bilateral trade

French Ambassador, FM discuss expansion of bilateral trade

Written by Amani Nilar

20 Oct, 2021 | 3:30 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister discussed the expansion of bilateral trade during a courtesy call recently.

This was discussed when the Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavertu paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry.

During the meeting, both sides welcomed the multifaceted cooperation and friendship existing between the two countries and underscored the necessity to further strengthen bilateral relations.

The resumption of direct flights between Colombo and Paris which would lead to greater connectivity and further consolidate business and tourism ties, was also welcomed.

The discussion focused on bilateral political relations; inter-parliamentary cooperation; expansion of bilateral trade, investment and tourism; education; as well as issues of mutual interest in regional and multilateral fora.

 

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