Sri Lankan president postpones visit to Bangladesh

A picture of the Royal Thomian souvenir sold at the match by student of Royal College.

DHAKA, July 3, 2006 (AFP) – Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse has postponed a visit to Bangladesh next week due to a full schedule at home, the foreign ministry said here Monday. Rajapakse was to hold talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia during the three-day visit from July 12. “The president has postponed the visit because of some important engagements at home,” foreign ministry spokesman Zahirul Haq told AFP without elaborating.

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