Indian External Affairs Minister to visit Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 08 June 2005, 13:51 GMT]
Mr. K. Natwar Singh, the External Affairs Minister of India will lead his country's delegation to the 6th session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission. He will arrive in Colombo on Thursday, 9 June, the Srilankan Government Information Department said in a press release, Wednesday.

The text of the press release follows:

"H.E. Mr. K. Natwar Singh, the External Affairs Minister of India will be arriving in Colombo on Thursday, 9th June, 2005. He is leading the Indian delegation to the 6th session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission at which a range of bilateral issues will be discussed.

"H.E. Mr. Lakshman Kadirgamar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, is leading the Sri Lankan delegation to the Joint Commission Meeting.

"Mr. Natwar Singh is in public life since 1984. He is a writer who has written on political, historical and literary subjects. He has had a distinguished career as a diplomat before joining active politics.

"Mr. Natwar Singh will hold wide-ranging discussions with a cross-section of Sri Lankan leadership during his visit. He will be hosted to dinner by President Kumaratunga and will hold talks with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. He will also meet Mr. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Leader of Opposition and other representatives of political parties and think-tanks. He will be departing from Colombo on 11th June, 2005."

 

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