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Thai PM arrives on two day official visit today

Yingluck Shinawatra

Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra will arrive in Sri Lanka on a two day official visit today. Shinawatra will be received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by Exernal Affairs Minister Prof G. L. Peiris.

A special ceremony will take place at the Presidential Secretariat where the visiting Prime Minister is to hold bilateral talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa. She will be accorded a Guard of Honour and a 21 gun salute. Prime Minister Shinawatra is expected to ink several agreements with Sri Lanka at the Presidential Secretariat today.

Shinawatra will also address Parliament today. She is the third Head of State to address members of Parliament of Sri Lanka.

Shinawatra is expected to call on the Mahanayake Thera of Asgiriya Chapter Most Ven Uddugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera and Mahanayake of the Malawatte Chapter Most Ven Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera before participating in the ceremony to mark the 260th anniversary since the establishment of Siyam Nikaya Uppasampada. Shinawatra will be accompanied by a group of leading businessmen from Thailand.


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