Togo President calls on his Lankan counterpart

2019-09-12 at 06:30

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé, who arrived in the island on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka, has held talks with his Lankan counterpart President Maithripala Sirisena pertaining to expanding trade and investment ties between the two countries.

The two met for talks at the Presidential Secretariat last evening.

President Sirisena said the Togolese President’s visit to Sri Lanka is a great boost to the economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries.

President Faure Gnassingbe said he will be meeting with leading Lankan businessmen today and will invite them including investors for new investment opportunities in Togo.

He said steps will be taken, especially to provide more facilities for the businessmen in the garment industry.

President Sirisena also briefed his Togolese counterpart on the successful measures taken by the government and the security forces within a short period of time to combat terrorism especially following the Easter Sunday attacks.