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Oman and Sri Lanka celebrate landmark in relations

17 Feb 2021

The Sultanate of Oman and Sri Lanka on Wednesday signed an agreement on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic, special, service and official passports.

The signing took place during a ceremony held by Oman’s Foreign Ministry, in cooperation with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Muscat, to mark the 40th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the sultanate and Sri Lanka.

The ceremony was attended by H E Sheikh Khalifa Ali al Harthy, Undersecretary for Diplomatic Affairs in the Foreign Ministry, and H E Omar Lebbe Ameer Ajwad, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the sultanate.

During the ceremony, the two sides also launched a commemorative logo symbolising the strong diplomatic relations between the two friendly countries. 

The two sides also exchanged greetings on behalf of the respective foreign ministers.

Since establishing the diplomatic relations in 1981, the two countries consolidated pillars of fruitful cooperation in various political, diplomatic, economic and cultural spheres, characterised by mutual respect.

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