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Sunday, 15 May 2016 - 8:38
President arrives in the island
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President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the island this morning concluding a 2 day official visit to India.

President Sirisena attended the Mahakumbha in Ujjain yesterday and said the two countries have had extremely intimate bilateral relations for centuries and Indian Prime Minister's invitation for him to join the ceremonies is a "firm endorsement of goodwill and friendly attitude to each other."

The President thanked India for its commitment in socio-economic development of Sri Lanka.

At ceremony held in Sanchi of Madhya Pradesh to unveil the statue of Anagarika Dharmapala, who played a major role in the revival of Buddhism in India, the President praised the efforts made by Indian government to secure and develop Buddhist archaeological sites.

President Sirisena met Indian Prime Minister Modi on Friday in New Delhi and held discussions on a range of issues.

During the discussion, the Indian Premier assured to give every support to Sri Lanka to make the reconciliation program successful.

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