Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry has held discussions with Australia’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Watts.
The two Ministers are in Dhaka, Bangladesh to attend the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the 23- member Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Talks between the two were held on the side-lines of the 22nd IORA Council of Ministers meeting.
Minister Sabry said they discussed investment opportunities in Sri Lanka and the potential for economic development and growth in the maritime and tourism sectors.
They also discussed working with Australian authorities on measures to stop illegal migration and bilateral interests between Sri Lanka and Australia.