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Prime Minister Wickremesinghe meets New Zealand trade Minister

PM 2017.01.20 5New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said that the discussions to have a Free Trade Agreement Between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, as well as identifying new trade and investment opportunities are at a development stage.
New Zealand Trade minister in a discussion with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on the side lines of the World Economic Summit said that a high level trade delegation from New Zealand will visit Sri Lanka soon.

They also discussed in detail about starting diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Sri Lanka. It was stressed that having diplomatic relations between the two countries will strengthen trade ,economic and bilateral relations. 

Finance minister Ravi Karunanayaka, Development Strategies and International Trade minister Malik Samarawickrema, Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ravinatha Ariyasinghe Additional Secretary to Prime Minister Saman Athaudahetti and Advisor to the ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade Mangala Yapa also participated.

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