Jun 30, Colombo: President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on a five-day official visit in Ukraine was scheduled to meet the President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych this morning for bilateral talks.
The press service of the President of Ukraine announced that the Ukrainian - Sri Lankan negotiations in a broadened circle would take place at 11.00 am Ukraine times today. The ceremonial signing of several bilateral agreements was to take place at 12.05 p.m, Ukraine media reported. After that the heads of the states were to meet the press.
Both state heads had scheduled to take part in the opening of the Ukrainian - Sri Lankan business forum in the afternoon.
Sri Lanka President is also to meet with Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Lytvyn, Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, Vice Prime Minister Serhiy Tigipko and Foreign Minister Konstyantyn Hryshchenko.