President Maithripala Sirisena was accorded a red carpet welcome as he arrived at the Dhaka International Airport, today（13）on a three-day State Visit to Bangladesh. He is in Bangladesh following an invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
He was warmly received by the President of Bangladesh Mohamed Abdul Hamid. The President was 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.
President’s delegation included Minister Ravi Karunanayake, State Ministers Wasantha Aluwihare and Mohan Lal Grero, Deputy Ministers Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Nishantha Muthuhettigama.