Norwegian Prime Minister to be welcomed today in Sri Lanka

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vwg151215-014-nyttaarstalenThe Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, will have her official programme on 12 and 13 August 2016. She is already in Sri Lanka on a private visit.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, who is already in Sri Lanka on a private visit, will have an official Programme at the invitation of the Government on Friday and Saturday, The Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement today.

Prime Minister Erna Solberg will be received at the Presidential Secretariat on Friday 12 August and accorded a guard of honour and gun salute, following which she will hold bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena.

Prime Minister Solberg will also meet Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Leader of the Opposition R. Sampanthan.

On Friday 12 August evening, Prime Minister Solberg will deliver the 2016 Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Lecture at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS), at the invitation of the Chairperson and Board of the Institute. This Lecture will be for invited guests.

On 13 August, Prime Minister Solberg will visit a Fisheries Harbor project in Mirissa and meet representatives of a Harbor development committee. She will also visit the Galle Fort.

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