President visits Niagara Falls

2017-09-23 17:16:07

President Maithripala Sirisena, who is in New York to attend the UN General Assembly, toured Niagara Falls on Friday, Niagara Gazette reported.

“Before returning home, he made a stop in Niagara Falls to take in the natural wonder, according to Destination Niagara USA,” it said.

The DoubleTree by Hilton downtown hosted President Sirisena’s stay and he was also given a VIP tour of the Niagara Falls State Park including a ride on the Maid of the Mist, the news agency added.

In a tweeter massage, the President also stated;


  Comments - 10

  • Duminda Saturday, 23 September 2017 22:52

    Happy holidays Mr.President. All burning issues are still running at home.

    Reply : 12       65

    Ruvin Monday, 25 September 2017 19:55

    I think it is an unfair statement. anybody visiting any country likes to do a bit of site seeing. we have our burning issues back home all right, but i feel this is undue criticism.

    Reply : 2       5

    ceylon Saturday, 23 September 2017 22:59

    dont jump to have to come back to make more sufferings to people. via DM Android App

    Reply : 13       56

    daham Sunday, 24 September 2017 09:06

    Well said.

    Reply : 6       26

    Haramanis Saturday, 23 September 2017 23:15

    Looks hectic alright - or are looks deceptive??

    Reply : 6       42

    AUSLANKA Sunday, 24 September 2017 15:26

    When you all politicians go overseas what you do is enjoying and spending.

    Reply : 3       28

    sam Sunday, 24 September 2017 16:37

    Please,There is nothing wrong when a leader of a country visits different countries and see how they are developed and learn something and bring it back to his land. In New York, a multi national society lives in peace and mutual respect.Nothing will be achived by living like a frog in the well.

    Reply : 11       21

    Upul Sunday, 24 September 2017 17:22

    The best view of the falls is from Canadian side not from the US side. You should have crossed the rainbow bridge to Canada for the best view.

    Reply : 6       16

    Ram Monday, 25 September 2017 02:24

    Is it the Prez who visited Niagara or the family as well. Did the tax payers' fund the bill/s for the Prez Kids?

    Reply : 2       7

    Bev Curran Monday, 25 September 2017 21:19

    We Canadians would have loved to host Pres. Sirisena in Niagara Falls, Canada. I imagine you saw the greenery here, looking from the U.S. side.Our son is based in Colombo and explains how beautiful it is there, with peaceful people. Of course there are downsides to every country; however, we hope you will have a chance in the near future to visit us.

    Reply : 1       1

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