Third Session of the Joint Commission between Maldives and Sri Lanka was held this morning (9th Feb.) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives.
Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka led the Sri Lankan delegation while Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs led the Maldivian delegation.
The Joint Commission discussed matters related to economic cooperation, tourism, fisheries, education, health, youth and sports skills development, employment, and cultural affairs.
At the meeting, the joint commission decided to hold its sessions biannually. It was also decided to hold its next session in 2019 in Colombo. The previous Joint Commission was held in Colombo in the year 2014.