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Sri Lankan Ambassador Hails “Exceptional and Historic” Kuwaiti-Sri Lankan Relations

The Sri Lankan Ambassador to Kuwait, Kandeepan Balasubramaniam, lauded the enduring Kuwaiti-Sri Lankan relations that commenced 53 years ago, describing the bond as “exceptional and historic,” as reported by Al-Anba daily.

In a special statement provided to the daily, Balasubramaniam emphasized that the bilateral ties between the two nations have evolved significantly across all levels and various areas of collaboration. He highlighted the depth of these relations through mutual visits, underscoring the distinguished cooperation with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.

Referring to a meeting between Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Al-Abdullah and his Sri Lankan counterpart in New York, Balasubramaniam stated that the discussions revolved around enhancing and reinforcing bilateral relations.

The ambassador disclosed that the number of Sri Lankans in Kuwait has now reached approximately 100,000, encompassing professionals, skilled and semi-skilled workers, with domestic workers constituting the largest percentage. He affirmed the continuous influx of Sri Lankan workers to Kuwait, emphasizing the full cooperation between the two countries in the realm of manpower. Source: Arab Times

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