West Germany and Sri Lanka on Tuesday (10 September) signed new aid agreements to mark the beginning of a week long official visit by the Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mrs.
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Background: West Germany and Sri Lanka on Tuesday (10 September) signed new aid agreements to mark the beginning of a week long official visit by the Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mrs. Sirimave Bandaranaike.
The agreements will provide 23,000 tons of artificial fertiliser worth 10.6 million marks (1.7 sterling) and the second covers further training of agricultural experts in Sri Lanka.
On the first day of her visit, Mrs. Bandaranaike also had two hours of talks with Chancellor Helmut Schmidt on bilateral relations and problems facing developing countries as a result of the energy crisis.
Their has also been speculation in the West German press that plans might be discussed during Mrs. Bandaranaike's talks in Bonn for oil producing countries to finance purchases of West Germany technology by Sri Lanka.