Sri Lankan Prime Minister concludes official visit to Maldives

Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. (Photo/President's Office)

The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe has departed the Maldives after concluding his official visit.

The Sri Lankan PM had arrived in the Maldives on Monday following an invitation from the President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Official talks between the two countries on strengthening the ties were held in addition to four agreements being signed between the two countries during the PM's visit. 

The agreements signed include a visa agreement, youth development agreement, social protection agreement and an agreement regarding higher education. 

The Sri Lankan PM also addressed the Maldivian parliament and chaired the Indian Ocean Conference of 2019 on his trip.