President meets Singapore PM, says ready to implement FTA

September 27, 2022 at 10:44 AM

Sri Lanka is ready to implement the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore, President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday.

The President expressed this view when he met the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong in Tokyo today (27). 

During the discussions, President Wickremesinghe informed the Singaporean Prime Minister that an international trade office was being established in the President’s office. 

The President’s Media Division said he also explained that his priority was to bring into effect the Free Trade Agreement with Singapore. 

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong welcomed the news and stated that Singapore was looking forward to investing in Sri Lanka once again. 

President Wickremesinghe invited the Singaporean Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka next year when the country celebrates its 75th Independence Anniversary. (NewsWire)