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Iran keen to expand judicial ties with Sri Lanka

The government of Iran has expressed its willingness to further boost links with Sri Lanka, by looking to expand ties in the judicial fields.

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Justice and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress leader Rauf Hakeem went to meet Iranian Justice Minister Seyed Morteza Bakhtiari  in Iran earlier this week, with Bakhtiari stating that he hoped to transfer Iran’s legal experience over to Sri Lanka.

He was quoted by Fars news agency as saying,

"Given the existence of grounds for the promotion of interactions between the two countries of Iran and Sri Lanka, we can have effective interactions with each other not only in the extradition of criminals but also in other judicial and civil issues."

Also see our earlier post: Iran looks to expand ties with Sri Lanka (12 December 2012)

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