Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan President commences visit to Seychelles
Mon, Oct 8, 2018, 07:40 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 08, Victoria: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena commenced a two-day state visit to Seychelles on the invitation of the President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, to further strengthen relations between the two island nations.

President Sirisena, who arrived at the Seychelles International Airport on early Monday morning, was warmly received by Senior Minister Ms Macsuzy Mondon.

Secretary of State for Cabinet Affairs, Mr Mohammed Afif, Seychelles, Head of Seychelles Embassy services and Russian Ambassador to Seychelles Vladimir Belous, Seychelles High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Conrad Mederic, and Sri Lankan high Commissioner to Seychelles Tikiri Herath Gunathilaka also were present at the airport to welcome the President.

The President's visit is aimed at gaining new benefits to Sri Lanka by further enhancing the bilateral relations between the two countries in health, education, tourism, fisheries and maritime security sectors.

The meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Seychelles President Danny Faure will take place this afternoon. The talks are expected to concentrate on health, education, tourism, environment, fisheries, maritime security and the Indian Ocean Commission amongst others.

During the meeting, several MoUs to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries will be signed.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court to hear appeal against Interim Order on Mahinda Rajapaksa & Cabinet on December 14th
-- [40 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Appeal Court postpones hearing Quo Warranto against Mahinda Rajapaksa and cabinet until January
-- [51 minutes ago]
Bank of Ceylon launches World MasterCard to offer world class benefits
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
UNP to present motion today to show confidence in Ranil Wickremesinghe to function as Prime Minister
-- [2 hours ago]
Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President's intervention
-- [3 hours ago]
Railway unions threaten to launch strike on December 26
Sri Lanka's ousted PM challenged in court on his parliamentary membership
Sri Lankan Navy accused of chasing away over 3000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from island waters
Transparency International Sri Lanka calls on Bribery Commission to act on President's Allegations
ComBank Annual Report Best in Banking sector for 14th year

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.