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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1921

President Maithripala Sirisena given a rousing welcome in Dhaka

Dhaka, 14 July, (Asiantribune.com):

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived at the Dhaka International Airport, yesterday?13?on a three-day State Visit to Bangladesh , at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a rousing welcome at the Dhaka International Airport.

This is the first State Visit to Bangladesh by the President, after he assumed office. The government of Bangladesh had prepared all the arrangements to accord him a grand welcome. The President was warmly received by the President of Bangladesh Mohamed Abdul Hamid. The President was accorded a guard of honor with 21-gun salute.

The International Airport in Dhaka was decorated with the Sri Lanka – Bangladesh national flags, demonstrating the warm friendship between the two countries.

Foreign Minister, Finance Minister and Health Minister of Bangladesh welcomed President Sirisena at the airport.

The President will hold bilateral discussions with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 14). He will have bilateral discussions regarding the ways to strengthen the cooperation in the fields of the maritime, education, tourism, fisheries and health as well as the ways to promote investments and trade between the two countries.

During the President’s visit, the two countries are expected to sign several bilateral agreements in the fields of agriculture, education, training of diplomats and Immigration & Emigration.

President’s delegation included Minister Ravi Karunanayake, State Ministers Wasantha Aluwihare and Mohan Lal Grero, Deputy Ministers Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Nishantha Muthuhettigama.

- Asian Tribune -

President Maithripala Sirisena given a  rousing  welcome in Dhaka
President Maithripala Sirisena given a  rousing  welcome in Dhaka
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