Sri Lanka’s first Ambassador to Senegal, Kana Kananathan engaged in bilateral discussions with the Senegalese President Macky Sall and was accorded a warm welcome from the President. The productive meeting was to foster diplomatic ties and explore avenues for mutual benefits between the two nations.
During the discussions, Ambassador Kananathan and President Macky Sall delved into various areas of cooperation, including trade, bilateral.
In a pivotal meeting at the Presidential Palace, Sri Lanka’s first Ambassador to Senegal Kana Kananathan engaged in discussions with President Macky Sall to explore promising business ventures for Sri Lankan entrepreneurs in Senegal.
The focus of the meeting centered around potential collaborations especially in the fields of infrastructure development and the thriving fish processing and export industry in Senegal. Ambassador Kananathan presented the capabilities and expertise of Sri Lankan businesses, expressing keen interest in contributing to Senegal’s economic growth.
The President warmly welcomed the prospect of Sri Lankan businessmen participating in Senegal’s economic landscape.
Ambassador Kananathan conveyed the eagerness of Sri Lankan entrepreneurs to invest and partner with Senegalese counterparts, emphasizing the potential for shared success and prosperity.
In 2021, Ambassador Kananathan actively collaborated with the Senegalese President during his dedicated advocacy mission for Sri Lanka. From 2021 , The Republic of Senegal exhibited unwavering support for Sri Lanka in this pivotal diplomatic exchange.
Senegal’s economic landscape stands out as one of the fastest-growing in sub-Saharan Africa, propelled by the dynamic sectors of mining, construction, fishing, and agriculture.
In another political development, Senegal’s parliament voted on Monday this week to delay the country’s presidential election until December 15, the nation of 18 million people by calling off a planned February 25 vote.
The bill adopted by the National Assembly effectively extends Sall’s 12-year tenure, which was due to end on April 2. It was passed near-unanimously, with 105 votes in favour and just one against.
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