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Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera concludes two day visit to India
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera who was in New Delhi for a two day official visit on the invitation of the Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj concluded his visit successfully today. This is the first foreign visit undertaken by Minister Samaraweera after assumption of office on 12th January, and reflects the priority attached by Sri Lanka towards enhanced relations with India.
Foreign Minister Samaraweera calls on Prime Minister Modi in New Delhi
Hon. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India welcomes Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka on 19th January 2015 at the Official residence of the Prime Minister in New Delhi.
Mrs Chitranganee Wagiswara appointed as the new Foreign Secretary
Mrs. Chitranganee Wagiswara has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the President Maithripala Sirisena. She received her letter of appointment from President Sirisena today (19th January 2015) at the Presidential Secretariat. Thereafter, Mrs Wagiswara assumed duties at the Ministry Office at a simple ceremony.
Foreign Minister Samaraweera meets Indian counterpart.
Hon. Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs of India, warmly welcomes Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka on 18th January 2015 at Nehru Bhawan in New Delhi.
Pope Francis calls on President
His Holiness Pope Francis called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this evening, where bilateral discussions were held between them with the sharing of good wishes.
Later, Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe joined the discussion with Pope Francis and President Sirisena.
After this discussion, His Holiness and the President came to the hall which had a gathering of special invitees for the occasion, where the exchange of gifts between the Pope and the President took place.
- President Maithripala Sirisena pledges -A crusade for socio-economic and political transformation
- Obama congratulates new President, commends outgoing President
- British PM wishes newly elected President every opportunity to lead a stable, prosperous, united country
- EU looks forward to working with new President
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