May 13, 2017

Nepali President arrives in Sri Lanka (pics)

Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Sri Lanka this morning to participate in the closing ceremony of the 14th UN International Vesak celebration as the Chief Guest. at Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka

She arrived on board a Sri Lankan Airlines flight together with a delegation of around 20.

She was welcomed at the airport by Ministers Thalatha Athukorale and Wijayadasa Rajapakshe.

The Nepalese President is expected to attend a cultural pageant at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre today.

She will attend the closing ceremony of the UN Vesak celebrations at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy tomorrow. The Nepali President will conclude her visit to Sri Lanka and return to Nepal on May 16.