Prime Minister of Vietnam and Sri Lanka consented to build trade exchange between the two nations up to USD 1 billion within the following couple of years and to upgrade the cooperation in public and additionally the private segments of both nations.

The reciprocal official discussions between Sri Lankan Prime Minster Ranil wickremsinghe and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc were held toward the beginning of today (17) and both sides consented to build up the investments and additionally the tourism areas.


The discussion were additionally centered around setting up a intellectual assembly, enhancing the inter-community relations, cultural and youth exchange programs, and strengthening the political relations between the two countries, tourism industry, the importance of closely working to prevent the international criminal activities, protection of the Indian Ocean area, and free transportation of ships.