Thai PM to visit SL

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Prime Minister of Thailand would arrive in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on Thursday and negotiations for a possible future Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be launched during the visit, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said yesterday.   general


It said the Thai PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha would visit Sri Lanka at the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena and that the visit takes place against the backdrop of discussions during President Sirisena’s visit to Thailand in November 2015.   On the evening of July 12, he will be received by President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, and accorded an official guard of honour and gun salute.   

During the visit, four instruments including a Treaty on the Transfer of Offenders and on Co-operation in the Enforcement of Penal Sentences to be signed by the two nations.   

Prime Minister Chan-o-cha will visit the Temple of the sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy and call on the Most Venerable Mahanayake Theras of the Malwatta and Asgiriya Chapters of the Siam sector. He will also plant a sapling at the Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya to mark his visit to Sri Lanka.