UK Foreign Minister Hugo arrives in SL

2016-01-14 04:23:15

Britain’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hugo Swire has arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry stated that during his three-day visit, the British Minister will meet President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga and a number of other officials.

He will also meet the Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan and the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran.  

Meanwhile, the Thai Pongal National Ceremony is to be held tomorrow in Jaffna under the patronage of the visiting British Foreign Minister, together with President Sirisena and Premier Wickremesinghe.

According to the Foreign Ministry, he is also expected to attend the Galle Literary Festival on January 16 prior to his departure.

  Comments - 3

  • poraa Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:01

    Yahapalanaya regime is busy with hosting west friends.we will go like this. WHO will be NEXT???????????

    Reply : 5       1

    Sapu Thursday, 14 January 2016 21:28

    Is modi and nawaz western too?

    Reply : 2       2

    LAl Thursday, 14 January 2016 11:58

    Is wimal going to give him a welcome protest?

    Reply : 2       3

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