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Iran invites Sri Lanka for Joint Economic Commission talks in Teheran

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has invited to attend the 12th (JCEC), which is to be held in in August.

Iranian to met with of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen on Monday and said the State visit by Sri Lankan delegation led by to last month was very good and productive, Colombo Page reported.

Amirani said that five Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) were signed between the two countries in during Sirisena's visit.

The 5 MoUs, including fight against drug trafficking, health, standardization, film industry and exchange of students are to provide great benefits to

Bathiudeen welcomed Amirani's invitation and appreciated the warm hospitality extended by last month.

The series of JCEC has been helpful in advancing the relations between the two countries, he added.

He also said it is time to diversify our exports basket to and August JCEC can help us do that.

The 11th JCEC was held in February 2016 in Colombo.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 12:35 IST