Lankan President to visit India next week

Written by | May 9, 2016 | 0

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will hold a special discussion with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his short visit to India next week.

Sirisena, who is set to leave for London on May 1 to attend the Anti-Corruption Summit organized by the British Government, is scheduled to visit India on his return on May 13 on an invitation extended by the Indian Prime Minister, reports the Colombo Page.

According to reports, India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has officially invited Sirisena to take part in a Hindu religious ceremony in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh state.

British Prime Minister David Cameron will host the landmark international summit in London on May 12. He had extended an invitation to President Sirisena when the two leaders met at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta last year.

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