Singapore PM & Indonesian President to Visit Sri Lanka

President Jokowi meets Singapore PM in Semarang recently.

Colombo, MINA – Two State leaders are to tour Sri Lanka during the course of next week, Ceylon Today reported Tuesday, citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs..

The two foreign leaders will be Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo respectively, Acting Director General, Public Communications Division of the Ministry, Satya Rodrigo confirmed.

The Ministry said that Singaporean Premier Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in Colombo on 22 January while Indonesian President Widodo will be due here three days later.

Both leaders are slated to arrive in the country following official invitations extended to them by President Maithripala Sirisena.

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They will also be holding bilateral talks with both the President and Prime Minister and several Cabinet Ministers.

It has further been reported that during the visit of the Singaporean Premier, a free market agreement is due to be signed between the two countries. (T/RS5/RS1)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)