Making the first overseas visit as the President of Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena left for India a short while ago for three-day official visit, the President’s Office said.
The President and his delegation left for India on a SriLankan Airlines flight, a statement issued by the President’s Media Division said.
Accordingly, the visiting President would meet Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
In addition, the President is scheduled to meet several politicians and senior government officials as well.
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Ministers Rajitha Senaratne, Patali Champika Ranawaka, DM Swaminathan, Eastern Province governor Austin Fernando, President’s Secretary PB Abeykoon also taking part in the visit.