Lanka, Seychelles sign mutual agreement
Foreign Minister Tyronne Fernando and his counterpart Jeremie Bonnelame of the Seychelles signed an agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation to promote trade, economic, cultural, and scientific cooperation, the Foreign Ministry said.
The two countries will have a joint commission and the first meeting will be held in Colombo next year.

Minister Fernando, who is on a two-day official visit of the Seychelles, the first ever visit to the country by a Sri Lankan minister, also discussed matters such as providing training facilities for Seychelles teachers, illegal fishing and promotion of tourism between the two countries.

Prior to signing the agreement, Minister Fernando has also met the vice president of the country, Jamed Michel at the State House. High Commissioner T.B. Maduwagedera and Mr. Deepal Rodrigo also accompanied the Minister on the visit.

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