Lanka, Saudi Arabia keen to strengthen ties | Sunday Observer

Lanka, Saudi Arabia keen to strengthen ties

Sri Lanka looks forward to further strengthening ties with the Kingdom, especially in the fields of employment, trade, investment and tourism, Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Azmi Thassim told Arab News on the eve of the country’s Independence and National Day.

“Appreciating the long-standing relationship with Saudi Arabia, our country wholeheartedly supports Vision 2030 under the wise leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the NTP (National Transformation Program) 2020 initiated by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second deputy premier and defense minister,” Thassim said.

The envoy, who met with Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar recently, expressed hope for the enhancement of bilateral ties.