SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has written to his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa to congratulate him on his election victory.
In a letter dated Aug 11, Mr Lee said Singapore and Sri Lanka enjoy “warm and friendly relations, underpinned by longstanding economic and people-to-people ties”.
“As our countries commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations this year, I look forward to working with you to strengthen our cooperation, and to lay the groundwork for the next 50 years of our relationship,” he added.
“Please accept my best wishes for your good health, and for Sri Lankas success in the fight against COVID-19.”
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