The United Kingdom, South Korea, and Egypt during meetings with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat have pledged to assist Sri Lanka in developing several sectors including energy, tourism, foreign employment, and technology.
Member of the UK House of Lords, Lord Naseby, Koo Yun-cheol South Korea’s Minister for Government Policy Coordination, and the South Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka Jeong Woonjin called on the President today.
The President’s Media Division said President Rajapaksa also met with Egyptian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Maged Mosleh.
Lord Naseby informed the President that the UK will support the inclusion of solar and other renewable energy sources for power generation.
President Rajapaksa commended Lord Naseby’s support in speaking up on behalf of Sri Lanka in the British Parliament.
Meanwhile, Minister Koo Yun-cheol said the Korean government is focused on providing more employment opportunities in South Korea to Sri Lankans.
The Minister said he will do his utmost to encourage South Korean entrepreneurs to invest in Sri Lanka and to introduce latest technology from Korea to Sri Lanka.
Ambassador Mosley meanwhile said Sri Lanka should work towards attracting the attention of Egyptian tourists by establishing special tourist zones.