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Germany pledges full cooperation to Sri Lanka in achieving development goals

Updated: Oct 15, 2016 22:55 IST

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct. 15 (ANI): Germany Ambassador to Sri Lanka Jürgen Morhard has said that his government will extend its full cooperation to the Sri Lankan government in achieving its development goals which it had set under good governance.

This came after Morhard met Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Ministry of Finance.

The German envoy also confirmed that several top level entrepreneurs from his country were anticipating to invest in Sri Lanka and it is of supreme importance to provide them necessary infrastructure facilities and diplomatic assistance in that regard, reports the Colombo Page.

"The attention paid by the German Government towards Sri Lanka was very important," Karunanayake said.

The Finance Minister stated that several leading countries have already agreed to invest in different sectors in Sri Lanka and a share of the contribution by Germany was also important at this juncture.

Karunanayake also acknowledged Germany's continued contribution for economic development in Sri Lanka. (ANI)