President Maithripala Sirisena met with the Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi at Kathmandu yesterday. Mr Modi expressed his best wishes for the President’s Birthday which falls on Monday. He expressed his confidence that President Sirisena, upon assuming the Chairmanship of BIMSTEC, will fulfil his responsibilities to the best of his ability. Mr Modi said, he highly appreciates the sacrifices made by Mr Sirisena – ever since the latter assumed office – to establish Democracy, guarantee Freedom, bring about Reconciliation and Sustainable Peace.
- Today is the last day of the Enterprise Sri Lanka Exhibition in Moneragala. – Large crowds attended to view the exhibition.
- President appeals to BIMSTEC leaders to take collective steps against drug menace.