Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali called on the visiting Sri Lankan, President Maithripala Sirisena, at hotel Sonargoan here yesterday evening.
During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to bilateral cooperation and mutual interest between the two countries.
Later, the Sri Lankan President joined a dinner hosted by LAUGFS Gas Bangladesh, a part of the diversified multinational LAUGFS Holdings of Sri Lanka.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam, State Minister for Power, Energy & Mineral Nasrul Hamid, State Minister of Post, Telecommunications & Information Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak and Chairman of LAUGFS Gas, W.K.H. Wegapitiya, also joined the dinner.
LAUGFS Gas Bangladesh currently operates a world-class LPG import, bottling and distribution facility in Mongla Port.
As an energy conglomerate with a strong footprint within the region, the Sri Lankan giant company plan to investment significantly in Bangladesh over the next three years for capacity enhancement, expanding storage volume, setting up a cylinder manufacturing plant as well as expanding our distribution centre.