08 February 2017, Male’
The Meeting of the Senior Officials of the Third Session of the Maldives – Sri Lanka Joint Commission was held this morning, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His Excellency Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral led the Maldivian delegation, and Mr. Ranjith Uyangoda, Additional Secretary, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka led the Sri Lankan delegation.
During the consultation, both sides deliberated on several bilateral issues of importance to both countries, including trade and economic cooperation, education and social protection, culture and tourism, fisheries and health cooperation. Discussions also ensued on consular and community issues, human resource development and cooperation between the two Foreign Ministries.
The Ministerial segment of the Third Session of the Maldives – Sri Lanka Joint Commission is scheduled to be held on 09 February 2017; and an Agreed Minutes will be signed during this Session.