Myanmar Ambassador to Sri Lanka U Han Thu called on Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry on 28 September 2021.
While congratulating Prof. Peiris on his appointment as the Foreign Minister, Ambassador Thu briefed the Minister on the current political situation in Myanmar, and actions that are being taken to bring normalcy to the country, including holding a free and fair multiparty election in the next two years.
Minister Peiris, while recalling the historical links between the two countries, mentioned that Buddhism and culture are the key pillars of close bilateral cooperation between Sri Lanka and Myanmar. He further mentioned that Sri Lanka strongly supports social and political stability within an inclusive democratic framework in Myanmar, as the latter is essential for the progress and prosperity of the people of Myanmar.
The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Foreign Ministry and the Embassy of Myanmar in Colombo.
29 September, 2021