President Meets Western Australia Premier and Foreign Minister
February 09, Colombo (LNW): President Ranil Wickremesinghe, currently in Australia for the 7th Indian Ocean Conference, held key meetings with Western Australia Premier Roger Cook and Foreign Minister Penny Wong in Perth today.
Wickremesinghe, scheduled to deliver the conference’s keynote address tomorrow, used the opportunity to update both officials on Sri Lanka’s ongoing economic recovery efforts and outline plans for modernization.
The President’s Media Division (PMD) reported that discussions with the Diaspora in Perth were also fruitful, with members expressing their willingness to help in areas like climate change and tourism initiatives.
This visit strengthens diplomatic and economic ties between Sri Lanka and Australia, potentially attracting potential investors and collaborators from Down Under.