Three MOUs signed on President’s Sri Lanka trip

After promising the signing of four agreements during his three day state visit to Sri Lanka, President Abdulla Yameen has today signed three MOUs with the Sri Lankan government.

Deals were signed concerning transnational crime and developing police cooperation, vocational training and skills development, and sports cooperation.

Accompanied by the first lady, President Yameen also met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa, following a 21 gun salute in honour of the visit.

Sri Lankan media has also reported Yameen as saying that the two countries would be looking to promote joint tourism packages.

Elsewhere, External Affairs Minister Professor GL Peiris was reported to have praised the Maldives recent political transition as a sign of maturity and foresight in all parties.