Sri Lanka, Myanmar pledge to boost bilateral relations
Sri Lanka and Myanmar vowed to further strengthen bilateral relations and deepen cooperation in various sectors, reported the Sri Lanka-based news website Ada Derana. The pledge was made at the third meeting of Myanmar-Sri Lanka Joint Commission of Bilateral Cooperation in Nay Pyi Taw on April 11, two days before the Water Festival in Myanmar. The meeting was co-chaired by Myanmar’s Minister of International Cooperation Kyaw Tin and visiting Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana. The bilateral cooperation to be deepened between the two countries include the exchange of high-level visits, trade, investment, tourism, religions cultural affairs, among others. The two sides also shared views on regional and global issues of mutual interests as well as closer cooperation in the multilateral context, reported the news website.