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* India commends SriLankan Airlines for SAARC handling
Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 14:57 GMT, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 23, Colombo: The Government of India has commended SriLankan Airlines for its handling of Indian VVIP flights during the recent South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Colombo.

The gathering of Presidents and Prime Ministers of the SAARC nations involved hundreds of senior government officials from India, Pakistan, Nepal, the Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, amidst tight security.

Following the summit, the Indian High Commission in Colombo wrote to SriLankan Airlines, commending its “excellent arrangements and other assistance to the Indian delegation”. The airline also sent a gift of a designer watch autographed by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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