A delegation from the Sultanate of Oman led by Dr Yahya Mahfoodh Al Manthri, Chairman of the State Council (Speaker) arrived at the Parliament this morning on the invitation of the Speaker, Hon. Karu Jayasuriya. This delegation comprised of Members of the State Council of Oman, Abdullah Said Al Saifi, Dr (Ms) Muna Ahmed Al Saadoon, Dr Said Mubarak Al Muharrami, Dr Ismail Saleh Al Aghbari, Ms Sabah Bint Mohamed Al Bahlani and high-level officials.
Ministers Eran Wickramaratne, Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Faizal Cassim and Secretary-General of Parliament Mr Dhammika Dasanayake joined with Hon. Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya for discussions with the Oman delegation.
While the discussion specially focused on topics such as providing Sri Lankan professionals with suitable job opportunities, possibility of encouraging investors in Oman for business ventures in Sri Lanka, promoting partnerships with Sri Lanka in the tourism industry etc., the need to further strengthen inter-parliamentary diplomatic ties that have commenced between both countries was also emphasised.