Sri Lanka’s President Rajapaksa on state visit to Uganda

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives with flowers to receive blessings at the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, Colombo, Sri Lanka on Wednesday 4 April 2018. On wednesday (4), Wickremesinghe survived a no-confidence motion in the Sri Lankan parliament with a 46 vote majority after a 12-hour debate with 122 MPs voted in his support while 76 MPs voting to remove the prime minister. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

May 11, 2013 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa has begun a four day trip to Uganda arriving at Entebbe International Airport accompanied by a business delegation, his office said. President Rajapaksa is due to have talks with President Yoweri Museveni, and attend a Commonwealth conference on local government.

He will also visit a sugar corporation and vocational training centre.

Foreign minister G L Pieris, monitoring minister Sajin de Vaas Gunawardena, and secretary to the Presient Lalith Weeratunga is in the official delegation. .