Mayor of South Korean capital Seoul, Park Wonsoon paid a courtesy call on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (7th Nov.).
He thanked the President for the support extended to South Korea at international forums and expressed that Seoul wishes to establish a link with a sister city in Sri Lanka.
President Sirisena said that such a link between cities would help to learn from mutual urban development strategies. Referring to the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Republic of Korea, the President said that this opportunity must be used to develop a strong relationship during the next 40 years.
A four-member senior delegation from the City of Seoul and Korean Ambassador in Sri Lanka Chang Won-sam were present on this occasion.