By: Isuru Parakrama
Colombo (LNW): Udaya Indrarathna, Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and engaged in a fruitful discussion on strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations.
During the meeting, the UAE Minister’s offer to assist Sri Lanka in various fields, which reflects his commendable vision for fostering mutually beneficial ties between the two nations, was deeply appreciated by the Sri Lankan Ambassador.
Minister Al Nahyan has accepted an invitation by Sri Lanka to visit the island nation, which will undoubtedly will “enhance the ties between Sri Lanka and the UAE and open up new opportunities for collaboration,” Indrarathna said in a staetment.
He added that he is confident that the discussions between the two and future collaborations will “yield immense benefits to both Sri Lanka and the UAE,” and that “it is a great honour for him to work towards enhancing the relationship between the two countries,” adding that he is “enthusiastic about the positive impact the two nations can create together.”