President to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral

Sunday, 08 December 2013 - 13:00

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is also scheduled to participate at the funeral of iconic late leader of South Africa Nelson Mandela – the first black President of South Africa.

The President is expected to pay tribute to the late South African leader, along with Minister of External Affairs Prof G L Peiris.

President Rajapaksa had also scheduled a tour to Kenya from the 10th to the 14th and hence will participate at late Nelson Mandela’s funeral before the Kenyan visit.


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