PRESIDENT’S STATE VISIT TO BANGLADESH | Daily News

PRESIDENT’S STATE VISIT TO BANGLADESH

President Maithripala Sirisena and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the latter’s office in Dhaka.
President Maithripala Sirisena and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the latter’s office in Dhaka.

President Maithripala Sirisena returned on Saturday after a three-day State visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. This was the first State visit to Bangladesh by the President after he assumed office.

The visit helped strengthen bilateral relations and bringing many developmental benefits to the country by signing several MoUs between the two countries.

President Maithripala Sirisena also participated as the Chief Guest of the Investment Forum held in Dhaka, with the participation of Sri Lanka as well as Bangladeshi investors and entrepreneurs.

Pictures by Sudath Silva


President Maithripala Sirisena with Speaker of Bangladesh Parliament, Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury.


President Maithripala Sirisena with Rowshan Ershad, Leader of the Opposition in the Bangladesh Parliament.

President Maithripala Sirisena paying floral tributes to the National Martyrs’ Memorial of Bangladesh.
The National Martyrs’ Memorial is the national monument of Bangladesh, set up in the memory of the valour
and the sacrifice of all those who gave their lives in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. 


President Maithripala Sirisena inspects a Guard of Honour. 


 

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