Indonesian President to visit Sri Lanka

19 January 2018 11:24 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


At the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena, President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo will undertake a State visit to Sri Lanka from January 24-25 , Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

The Indonesian President will be accorded a ceremonial welcome with guard of honour and twenty one gun salute at the Presidential Secretariat on the evening of 24th January, followed by official bilateral discussions with President Sirisena on a wide range of issues of mutual interest. Several Memoranda of Understanding are to be inked between the two countries during the visit.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will also have discussions on economic, trade and investment cooperation with President Widodo at a breakfast meeting on 25th January.

Sri Lanka and Indonesia established diplomatic relations 65 years ago, and have been maintaining cordial bilateral relations since then. In 2016, President Maithripala Sirisena undertook a State visit to Indonesia.

  Comments - 5

  • Ceylon Saturday, 20 January 2018 08:50 AM

    Indonesia and sri lanka are friends.lankans can travel to indonesia and indonesians to srilanka without visa.indonesians are truely friendly and buy their products.

    Tax Payer Saturday, 20 January 2018 10:56 AM

    More traffic jams?

    Badapissa Saturday, 20 January 2018 04:19 PM

    Wow.... Is this guy from star wars....

    Jakarta Saturday, 20 January 2018 05:22 PM

    Ceylon, you got it wrong. Sri lankans traveling to Indonesia : Free Visa on ArrivalIndonesians traveling to Sri lanka : Pay USD 35 online or pay USD 40 on arrival. When Indonesian friends ask why not reciprocate, my simple answer : Land Like No Other ! HahahaWe are too big headed. Counted population of Indonesia: 261.1 MillionCounted population of Sri lanka: 21.2 Million

    Ceylon Saturday, 20 January 2018 09:38 PM

    Thanks jakarta for corrected me.lanka had and has a real stupid governments.all the best brainless idiots are selected and elected to run this republic of idiots.

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