President of Seychelles, Danny Faure commended President Maithripala Sirisena’s campaign against illegal drugs and said his nation would stretch out fullest collaboration to Sri Lanka’s attempt to stop drugs and narcotics smuggling. He said this when he approached President Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence yesterday (February 27).

Two leaders talked about the entire scope of two-sided relations, particularly about close collaboration in tourism, fisheries and agriculture.

President Faure said Seychelles additionally confronted with the threat of drug smuggling into the nation and said the two nations could share knowledge on drug smuggling in their joint battle against drugs.

President Sirisena, alluding to the intense drug cartels, said that even numerous political pioneers likewise dread to talk against drug mafia and said he was happy that President Faure valiantly talks against drug runners. “I consider you as a dear companion with a typical cause,” President Sirisena said and President Faure remarked, “I am strongly with you in our common battle against the drug menace”.

President Faure expressed gratitude toward Sri Lanka for giving high experts to Seychelles and stated, “Our students learn from Sri Lankan educators, your doctors care for our health and your legal specialists give us amazing legal administrations”. He said previous Attorney General of Seychelles, Anthony Fernando is likewise a Sri Lankan and he is presently a regarded judge. “Presently we don’t go to Europe for legitimate ability, we come to Sri Lanka,” Seychelles President said.

President Faure welcomed President Sirisena to be the chief guest at the function to be held in October 2018 to stamp the 30 years of diplomatic relations between the two nations.

Seychelles Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Michael Benstrong, Presidential secretary Ms Aude Labaleine, Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary Esala Weerakoon and Seychelles Ambassador David Pierre additionally partook.