The Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Sri Lanka Juma Hamdan Hassan Al Shehhi has assured support and strengthening of bilateral relations with Sri Lanka in areas of fuel, gas, energy, employment, and investment opportunities.
The President’s Media Division said the Ambassador of Oman, who is scheduled to leave the country after completing his tenure, made these remarks when he called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House in Colombo yesterday (01).
About 25,000 Sri Lankans are currently working in Oman. The President requested the Ambassador to assist in increasing job opportunities in the skilled worker category.
The PMD said the President also appreciated Ambassador Saeed Al-Rashdi’s support to Sri Lanka during his eight years in office and discussed the vast opportunities for trade and investment in the country.
In response, Ambassador Rashdi said that he would take up an appointment in the Foreign Ministry on his return and assured President Rajapaksa, of his continuous support to Sri Lanka and to work to strengthen the relations between the two countries. (NewsWire)