SL government delegation visit to New Delhi postponed
[TamilNet, Sunday, 15 August 2010, 09:21 GMT]
An official visit of a three–member top level delegation of the
Government of Sri Lanka to India is scheduled to leave Colombo on
August 25 for high level talks and not on August 15 Sunday as earlier
fixed. Basil Rajapakse, Economic Development Minister and a brother of
Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse is to lead the delegation.
Defence Ministry Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse and President’s
Secretary Lalith Weeratunga are the other members of the delegation.
The visit has been postponed to August 25 due to the request by the
Government of India.
Sri Lankan delegation is tipped to meet top officials of the Indian
government including the Prime Minister, the Foreign Minister.