Tuesday, September 1, 2009

President arrives in Libya

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who left for Libya for a two day official visit to attend the 40th anniversary of Libyan revolution arrived in the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli yesterday(Aug. 31).

The President was warmly welcomed by the Libyan Planning Minister Abdul Hafeed Al-Zlatny and Sri Lanka Ambassador to Egypt I. Anzar. President Rajapaksa was accorded a Guard of Honour on his arrival at the Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli.

President Rajapaksa will hold bilateral discussions with Libyan leaders and he is expected to meet a number of world leaders who would also be in Libya to attend the anniversary.

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