An Iranian parliament delegation which is in Sri Lanka to strengthen economic and political relations between the two countries held separate meetings with high ranking officials of the South Asian nation.
The delegation, presided by Head of the Iran-Sri Lanka Parliamentary Friendship Group Anoushirvan Mohseni, met with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka.
At the meeting, the Iranian MPs expressed the hope that bilateral ties between the two states would be expanded in various fields.
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister reminded growing ties of the two countries particularly in the field technology, and called for practical steps to bolster bilateral relations.
In a separate meeting, the Iranian parliamentarians met Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama.
During the meeting, the legislators voiced Tehran’s determination for broadening friendly ties with the South Asian country.
Bogollagama, on his part, lauded active participation by Tehran in the reconstruction of Sri Lanka, and noted that the move proves Tehran’s resolve to support developing countries’ independence.
Also in another meeting with Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker WJM Lokubandra, the Iranian parliamentary delegation discussed ways to improve parliamentary cooperation between the two assemblies.