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* Sri Lankan President invited for Indian PM's inauguration
Wed, May 21, 2014, 11:36 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been invited to attend the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official at President's Office has said.

Narendra Modi has invited all the heads of SAARC countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka - for his swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on May 26.

An aide of Sri Lankan President has told Reuters on condition of anonymity that the President would attend the inauguration.

"The President has got the invitation similar (to) all other South Asian leaders. President Rajapaksa ... will participate in the inauguration," a presidential aide has told Reuters.

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