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The Singaporean Prime minister begins an official visit to Sri Lanka on Monday.

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 22-24 January 2018. The Singaporean Premier will be received at the Presidential Secretariat on the morning of Tuesday 23rd with an official guard of honour and gun salute. Later he will hold official bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena. A Free Trade Agreement between Sri Lanka and Singapore will be signed following bilateral talks.
During the visit, Prime Minister Lee will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and discuss economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries.

The visiting Prime Minister is scheduled to attend a Business Forum in which leading businesspersons and investors from both Singapore and Sri Lanka will be present. An Official visit of a Singaporean Prime Minister to Sri Lanka takes place after 13 years.