COLOMBO: The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka Khalid Hamoud Nasser Aldasam Alkahtani paid a courtesy call on Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the Speaker in Parliament recently.
The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka stated that migrant workers from Sri Lanka are the highest paid in Saudi Arabia. The Ambassador further stated that he had suggested Manusha Nanayakkara, Minister of Labour to establish a vocational training center to train migrant workers from Sri Lanka as there are many opportunities for them in Saudi Arabia.
Cordial discussions were held regarding future investment and employment opportunities between Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia. The Hon. Speaker whilst appreciating the constant assistance of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka, assured that Sri Lanka will always stand with Saudi Arabia in friendship.
The Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake was also present at this occasion.
Abdulelah Arkoby, Deputy Head of the Mission, accompanied the ambassador to the meeting .