Australian Premier meets Sri Lankan President

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull who has arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (02) for an official visit met with the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago.

Prime Minister Turnbull will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during his visit this morning for bilateral discussions. .

Earlier the Australian High Commission in Colombo in a statement said the Australian Premier expects to hold discussions on strengthening economic links, defense engagement, and their work together to combat transnational crime, particularly people-smuggling.