Norwegian PM to undertake official visit in Sri Lanka


Statsminister_Erna_Solberg__HNorwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, who is already in Sri Lanka on a private visit, will have an official Programme at the invitation of the Government on Friday and Saturday, The Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement today.

It said Prime Minister Solberg will be received at the Presidential Secretariat on Friday and accorded a guard of honour and gun salute following which she will hold bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena.

She will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan.

On Friday evening, Prime Minister Solberg will deliver the Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture-2016 at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute.

The Norwegian Premier will visit a Fisheries Harbour project in Mirissa and meet representatives of a Harbour development committee on Saturday. She will also visit the Galle Fort.


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