Sri Lanka, Vietnam boost trade
US$ 100 m target set for two-way trade volume by
President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Vietnamese
President Nguyen agreed to encourage bilateral trade and set the
target of US$ 100 million for two-way trade volume by 2012.
President Rajapaksa who was on a State visit to the Socialist
Republic of Vietnam from October 22 to 24 also discussed a range of
matters of mutual interest which included trade and investment
promotion, agriculture, cultural cooperation, air services and
defence and transnational crime prevention with President Nguyen.
President tells Police at passing out parade:
Perform duties without fear or favour
A number of former governments were not able to
protect social and moral values of our society resulting in
permissive and immoral sections to dominate and the underworld to
become strong, taking advantages of the laxity of the governments.
Prelate says envoy’s duty to dispel US misunderstanding about
It is the duty of the US envoy to Sri Lanka to
take steps to dispel the misunderstandings America has towards Sri
Lanka in that country, Mahanayake Thera of the Malwatte Chapter Most
Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera said.