Jan 20, Colombo: President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will arrive in Sri Lanka on January 21, External Affairs Ministry sources said.
President Gayoom will undertake a three-day official visit to the island on an invitation extended to him from his Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa last month.
During his stay in Colombo, the Maldivian President is expected to meet President Rajapaksa and the senior government officials for bilateral discussions.
The Maldivian President will be accompanied by a 25-member delegation comprising businessmen and top level government officials.
The delegation is scheduled to meet with their Sri Lankan counterparts on Tuesday evening at the business forum to be held at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo.
Qasim Ibrahim, Member of the Parliament of Maldives will deliver the key note address.
The visiting President will also address the business forum jointly organized by the Sri Lanka - Maldives Business Council in association with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.