Sri Lankan PM invites Sheikh Hasina to join 3rd IOC


Dhaka: Sri Lankan Prime Minister and current chair of Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) Ranil Wickremesinghe today invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to join the 3rd IOC-2018 to be held in Vietnam later this month.

“The Sri Lankan premier phoned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at 3:30 pm and talked for nearly 10 minutes,” PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told BSS.

He said Wickremesinghe invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the 3rd IOC.

The two leaders also exchanged pleasantries, the press secretary said.

The two-day 3rd IOC-2018 will be held in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on August 27-28.

The 2nd IOC was held in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo on August 31-Sept 1 last year.


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