A meeting between Ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka Professor Bishwambher Pyakuryal and Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.

Attention was drawn to widen diplomatic ties between the two countries during this meeting. Discussions were also focused on reintroducing direct flights between Colombo and Kathmandu.

Foreign Minister Karunanayake and Ambassador Bishwambher further discussed about widening commercial activities between the two countries and way and means to strengthen the exchange of cultural programs.

The Ambassador of Nepal who congratulated Karunanayake on his new appointment stated that his country would extend assistance for the future development of Sri Lanka.

In responding to the Nepali Ambassador, Karunanayake stated Sri Lanka always praises the diplomatic cooperation extended by Nepal Government to Sri Lanka.

This article originally appears on DailyFT.

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