The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka His Excellency Khalid Hamoud Nasser Aldasam Alkahtani paid a courtesy call on Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the Speaker in Parliament recently (29).
The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka stated that migrant workers from Sri Lanka are the highest paid in Saudi Arabia. The Ambassador further stated that he had suggested Hon. Manusha Nanayakkara, Minister of Labour to establish a vocational training center to train migrant workers from Sri Lanka as there are many opportunities for them in Saudi Arabia.
Cordial discussions were held regarding future investment and employment opportunities between Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia. The Hon. Speaker whilst appreciating the constant assistance of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka, assured that Sri Lanka will always stand with Saudi Arabia in friendship.
The Secretary General of Parliament Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake was also present at this occasion.