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Friday, 03 October 2014 - 19:21
SL is a country with religious harmony; President tells the Pope after extending the official invitation.-Video
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President Mahinda Rajapksa extended the official invitation today to His Holiness Pope Francis who is scheduled to visit the island next January.

The invitation was handed over during a meeting held with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace.

His Holiness Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive in the island on the 13th of January at 8am.

During the meeting President Mahinda Rajapksa informed the Pope about the progress made in Sri Lanka following the conclusion of the war as well the development programme in the country.

The President noted that even though various parties spread false rumours, Sri Lanka is a country with religious harmony.

Expressing his views during the meeting His Holiness Pope Francis said that he is keen to visit Sri Lanka.











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