Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Sri Lanka
Thu, Mar 4, 2010, 07:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Mar 04, Colombo: Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao is to arrive in Sri Lanka on March 06 for a three day visit in the island, Foreign Ministry sources said.
Rao is to have discussions with the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama and several other senior officials.
She will visit the Peradeniya town in hill country to attend an opening ceremony of an English language training unit that was set up with the funds granted by India.
Nirupama Rao, a former Indian High Commissioner of Colombo has very cordial relationship with Sri Lanka. She was assigned to Sri Lanka as High Commissioner for India in 2004 and served until 2006 when she became India's first woman Ambassador to China.