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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1590

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Suriname

New York, 20 November, (

Sri Lanka and the Latin American country Suriname has decided to establ.ish diplomatic relarions.Lanka_Suriname_1.jpg

Subsequent to Signing of Agreement by Dr Palitha T. B. Kohona, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and Mr. Henry Leonard Mac-Donald, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Suriname to the United Nations on 16th November, 2012 in New York, the Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of Suriname has decided to establish Diplomatic Relations between the two countries with effect from 16th November, 2012.

The establishment of diplomatic ties between Sri Lanka and Suriname would enhance the existing friendly relations and cooperation in the political, socio-economic and cultural fields for the mutual benefit of the two countries. Sri Lanka and Suriname share many common goals at the United Nations.

The two Ambassadors agreed to facilitate high level visits between the two countries in the near future.


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