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Malaysia and Sri Lanka agree to start FTA negotiations

The Malaysian prime minister and his Sri Lankan counterpart agreed on Tuesday to start negotiations towards a Free Trade Agreement. 

Meeting with Sri Lanka's prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib, who was on an official visit to Sri Lanka agreed cooperation in the fields of technology, science and innovation, as well as the digitalisation of official documents. 

Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Tilak Marapana met with the deputy foreign minister of Malaysia, Dato Sri Reezal Merican, with both representatives signing a Memorandum Of Understanding on field training of diplomats.