Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Sri Lanka agreed to increase trade between the two countries up to USD 1 billion within the next few years and to enhance the cooperation in public as well as the private sectors of both countries.
Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that a new chapter was added to the friendly relations between Sri Lanka and Vietnam as a result of the official visit to Vietnam by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on an invitation by the Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived at Vietnam International airport on an official visit yesterday (16th April).
During the next 20 years the population will increase to 250 million in the south Asian countries, therefore it is a responsibility of the Japanese government and the entrepreneurs to target the increasing population and make production plans, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the ‘Drug free Country’ program, inaugurated by the government to build a healthy nation by saving the future generation from the drug menace, has shown successful results.