COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The Fourth Session of the Joint Commission between Sri Lanka and the Maldives will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry will co-chair the Joint Commission with his counterpart Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives on the 7th of June.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said a Senior Officials’ meeting of the Joint Commission which will be held Tuesday will precede the Ministerial level meeting.
The Joint Commission is expected to enable the two countries to assess the progress of bilateral relations and deliberate on new initiatives and the way forward to further advance cooperation covering multifaceted areas of shared interest including trade and investment, defence, tourism, fisheries, education, health, employment, youth, sports and skills development, consular and cultural affairs.
On the sidelines of the Joint Commission, several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) are scheduled to be signed between the two countries.
The previous Joint Commission was held in the Maldives in February 2017.