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President off to Cambodia

President welcomed at the airport/ Sugath De Silva (PMD)

President Maithripala Sirisena is on a four-day visit to Cambodia from today 7 Aug 2019.

The President arrived in the Phnom Penh International Airport in Cambodia this morning, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.

Issuing a press release yesterday 6 Aug, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia said that Sirisena will visit the country at the invitation of the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni.

During his visit, Sirisena is scheduled to have discussions with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during which various fields of the bilateral corporation, views on regional and international issues of common concern and interest will be discussed.

“Following this meeting, President Maitripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Hun Sen will witness the signing of a number of agreements,” the statement said.

The President will have a royal audience with the King of Cambodia at the Royal Palace, the statement added.

Sirisena will also participate in the inauguration ceremony of Sri Lanka – Cambodia business forum later today, PMD said.