Speaker highlights importance of Sri Lanka–Korea relationship


SEOUL –Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya undertook an official visit to the Republic of Korea from August 27-30.

He was accompanied by a cross-party group of parliamentarians, including Minister of Social Welfare and Primary Industries and Secretary, Sri Lanka-Korea Parliamentary Friendship Association in the Sri Lanka Parliament Daya Gamage; Members of Parliament Bandula Gunawardana, Vijitha Herath and Dayasiri Jayasekera, and Chief of Staff and Deputy Secretary General of Parliament Neil Iddawala.
Speaker Jayasuriya met several dignitaries including the Speaker of the 20th National Assembly Moon Hee-sang; Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon; Chief of National Security and Chairman of NSC Standing Committee Chung Eui-yong; Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government Park Won-soon and President and members of the Korea–Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group.

The Speaker and delegation were hosted to an official dinner by Speaker Moon Hee-sang, attended by members of the Korean National Assembly including Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee Kang Seok-ho.

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