The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that the 5th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Sri Lanka and Thailand is scheduled for August 28, 2023. This significant diplomatic engagement will take place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo.
Chaired jointly by Aruni Wijewardane, the Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka, and Sarun Charoensuwan, the Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Thailand, the consultations aim to comprehensively review the state of bilateral relations between the two nations. The discussions will encompass various domains of cooperation and mutual interest, including politics, trade and investment, defense, culture, and tourism.
This engagement marks the continuation of diplomatic efforts to enhance and strengthen the relationship between Sri Lanka and Thailand. The previous round of Bilateral Political Consultations took place on February 28, 2018, in Colombo, and this forthcoming round is expected to build upon the progress made and explore new avenues of collaboration.
The consultations provide a valuable platform for both countries to assess their ongoing cooperation and strategize on areas of common concern, fostering a deeper understanding and reinforcing the bond between Sri Lanka and Thailand.