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    Singapore Foreign Minister will arrive in Sri Lanka today

    April 02, 2014

    Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam will arrive in Sri Lanka today on a four-day official visit. will be accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    The visiting Sigapore's Foreign Minister will call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo and meet his Sri Lankan counterpart Prof. G.L. Peiris.


    During his  April 2-5, Mr. Shanmugam is scheduled to sign the revised Singapore-Sri Lanka Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement with Professor Peiris.


    He will also be taking part in a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) and the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) of Singapore.


    The visiting Minister and his delegation are scheduled to visit Jaffna in Northern Province where the Minister Shanmugam on April 4 will launch a year-long project on Enhancing Competency of English Language Communication an initiative  spearheaded by the Singapore International Foundation (SIF), National Library Board and the Jaffna Public Library.


    He will hand over a newly-refurbished Youth Resource Centre and Mobile Library Bus, sponsored by donors from Singapore, to the Jaffna Public Library.


    Last modified on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:33

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