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* Sri Lankan Prime Minister shortens Vietnam trip after landfill tragedy
Sun, Apr 16, 2017, 11:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will return to the island soon shortening his visit to Vietnam in the wake of the Meethotamulla landfill disaster.

Announcing his decision, Prime Minister's Office noted that the Premier is due to arrive in the island in the midnight of Wednesday, 19th April.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe arrived at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi Sunday commencing his official tour of Vietnam.

The Sri Lankan Premier is making this official tour on an invitation extended by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

The Premier and Mrs. Maithree Wickremesinghe were greeted by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Chief Protocol Officer from Ministry. Special guard of honor was accorded to the Prime Minister at the airport.

During the visit, the Premier will discuss international and regional issues of mutual concern with his Vietnamese counterpart and high officials.

Minsters Mahinda Amaraweera, Harin Fernando, and Mano Ganesan, and MP Ranjith Aluvihare accompanied the Prime Minister doing his official tour to Vietnam.

 


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