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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea Kim Dong-yeon on Saturday 17 June in Jeju, Republic of Korea, on the sidelines of the Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the AIIB.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera with the Heads of delegation at the inauguration of the Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the AIIB in Jeju on 16 June 2017. Also in the photograph are President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, President of the AIIB Jin Liqun and the Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance and Chair of the Board of Governors of the AIIB Meeting Kim Dong-yeon.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera discusses economic cooperation with the Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Kim Dong-yeon in Jeju
Minister of Finance and Mass Media of Sri Lanka Mangala Samaraweera met with the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea Kim Dong-yeon on the sidelines of the Second Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held in Jeju on 16 - 17 June 2017. During the meeting held on 17 June, the two Ministers discussed issues of mutual interest, and looked forward to the expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries as well as investment opportunities for Korean companies in Sri Lanka. The discussion also focused on EDCF cooperation extended under the Korea EXIM Bank and the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea which is celebrated this year.
Minister Samaraweera, who led Sri Lanka’s delegation to the AIIB Second Annual Meeting hosted by the Korean Government, addressed the Round Table Discussion on Financing and Asia’s Infrastructure Priorities on 17 June. The inauguration of the Second Annual Meeting was attended by the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, among other dignitaries. On the sidelines of the AIIB Annual Meeting, the Minster also held bilateral meetings with the Minister of Finance of India Arun Jaitley and the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia Sri Mulyani Indrawati where issues of mutual interest were discussed.
Minister Samarasinghe was accompanied on the visit by Deputy Secretary to the Treasury Chandra Ekanayake; Secretary, Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs M.I.M. Rafeek; Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Manisha Gunasekera; and Director General, Department of External Resources Priyantha Ratnayake.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
Seoul, Republic of Korea
21. 06. 2017