04 December 2019
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka on an official visit to Sri Lanka this evening.
On arrival, the Minister was received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by His Excellency Omar Abdul Razzak, Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka, Mr. Aslam Shakir, Deputy Ambassador and Ms. Aruna Ranaraja, Director General, South Asia and SAARC, Ministry of Foreign Relations, Sri Lanka.
During the visit, Minister Shahid will pay courtesy calls on His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa, MP, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and hold bilateral talks with His Excellency Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Foreign Relations of Sri Lanka. The Minister will also meet Honourable Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of Parliament of Sri Lanka and Honourable Chamal Rajapaksa, Minister of Mahaweli, Agriculture Development and Internal Trade and Former Speaker of Parliament.