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* Sri Lankan President leaves for Seychelles
Fri, Jun 27, 2014, 05:32 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 27, Malé: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa concluded his successful state visit to the Maldives and left for a state visit in Seychelles from Malé this morning, President's Media Unit said in a statement.

President Rajapaksa, accompanied by the First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa arrived in Malé Thursday on a two-day state visit.

During his visit, the President held one-on-one discussions with the Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom followed by official bilateral discussions between the delegations of both countries.

A range of issues of mutual interest were discussed during the discussion reaching several agreements. The two sides signed three agreements following the discussions.

During his stay in Seychelles, President Rajapaksa will hold bilateral discussions with Seychelles President James Michel and is scheduled to open the Sri Lankan Embassy in Victoria, the capital of Seychelles.

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