President Sirisena leaves on official visit
Making the first overseas visit as the President of Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena left for India a short while ago for three-day official visit, the President’s Office said.
The Presidential Media Unit stated that this visit is in line with the invitation extended to President Sirisena from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Ministers Rajitha Senaratne, Patali Champika Ranawaka, DM Swaminathan, Eastern Province governor Austin Fernando, President’s Secretary PB Abeykoon also taking part in the visit.
President Sirisena will remain in India until February 18 and while there, he is due to meet with the President and Prime Minister of India for discussions.
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