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Grand welcome for president in Bangladesh

He news 2017 7 13President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived in Bangladesh today (13th July) on a three-day State Visit at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister received a grand welcome at the Dhaka International Airport.


He was received by the President of Bangladesh Mohamed Abdul Hamid and accorded a guard of honour with 21-gun salute.

The International Airport in Dhaka was decorated with the Sri Lanka - Bangladesh national flags, demonstrating the warm friendship between the two countries.

Foreign Minister, Finance Minister and Health Minister of Bangladesh welcomed President Sirisena at the airport. This is the first State Visit to Bangladesh by the President after he assumed office.

The President will hold bilateral discussions with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tomorrow (14th July).

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