The President of Vietnam, Truong Tan Sang accompanied by a high-powered business delegation, which includes the Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister, several deputy ministers and a 60 – member business delegation, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka today (13th).
During his visit, President Sang is expected to hold talks with President Rajapaksa and several ministers on enhancing bilateral relations between the two nations. The visiting President will address a Sri Lanka -Vietnam Business Forum on 14th October in Colombo.
The Vietnam business delegation is interested in setting up several joint ventures. The Vietnamese President will open a Vietnam Embassy in Colombo on the 15th.