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PM off to Finland to enhance bilateral relations


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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will undertake an official visit to Finland with the aim of enhancing bilateral relations.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave the country on a private visit to Germany today. After his tour in Berlin, he will lead a Sri Lankan delegation to Finland on 9 October.

The Prime Minister and his delegation are scheduled to meet Finland’s Prime Minister Juha Sipila and several other high level leaders for bilateral discussions.

The Premier’s visit intends to strengthen ties between the two countries and to form new ties in the economic, trade and industrial sectors, the Prime Minister’s office said in a statement.

Prof. Maithri Wickremesinghe, Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe, Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Ekanayake, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga, Additional Secretary to the Constitutional Council Yuresha Fernando, Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister Saman Athaudahetti and Special Assistant Sandra Perera will accompany the Prime Minister.


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