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Last updateThu, 13 Sep 2018 10am

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The President was warmly welcomed at the Bangalore Airport.

President Maithripala Sirisena who arrived in India to address the BRICS, BIMSTEC Summit was warmly welcomed in India. The President first arrived at the Bangalore Airport, yesterday and then he was taken to Goa by a special aeroplane.  Indian State Minister of External Affairs and Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India Mrs. Chithrangani Wageshwara were present there to welcome the President.

 Indian armed forces also conducted a guard of honour for the Sri Lankan leader.  President Sirisena is in India under a special invitation from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  The President will also have bilateral talks with the Heads of States who participate in the BRICS summit.