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Foreign Affairs Ministry to open Sri Lanka High Commission in Wellington

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Colombo, April 20 (Daily Mirror) - The Foreign Affairs Ministry has decided to open a Sri Lanka High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand.

Currently, Sri Lanka has a Consulate in Wellington and the establishment of this High Commissioner's office will be based on a decision taken by the Cabinet on a proposal presented by Foreign Affairs Minister Ali Sabri, during the first Cabinet meeting for 2024.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry announced that a delegation led by the Director General of the Foreign Assets Management and Development Division will visit New Zealand on April 22 to examine the issue.

 Among the primary objectives of this is to develop cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade, education, sports, science and technology, tourism and health.