Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan sign deal on exemption of visas for officials

DSC_1950The Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan resident in New Delhi Bulat Sarasenbayev met with Mrs. Chitranganee Wagiswara, Secretary of Foreign Affairs today, to discuss matters of bilateral cooperation between Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan.

Following the meeting, Ambassador Sarasenbayev signed an ‘Agreement on Exemption of Visas for holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports’ with Foreign Secretary Wagiswara, at the Foreign Ministry.

The agreement would further strengthen the longstanding bilateral relations by facilitating and simplifying the travel of those holding diplomatic and official passports between the two countries.

Kazakhstan will host Expo-2017 from 1 June – 1 September 2017, under the theme “Future Energy” in Astana. Sri Lanka’s active participation in this important event was stressed by the Ambassador of Kazakhstan. The Expo-2017 will focus on sustainable energy in the context of UN Development Aganda-2030. (Colombo Gazette)

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