President Maithripala Srisena arrived at the Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport this afternoon (March 06) to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit and to pay a state visit to Indonesia.
He was warmly received on arrival by a special delegation, including Indonesian Minister of Public Works and Housing, Basuki Hadimuljono.
The Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit will commence tomorrow (07) in Jakarta, with the aim of sustainable and balanced development of the member states in the Indian Ocean region.
The President is scheduled to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Summit tomorrow and he will address the Summit at 11.00 a.m. Sri Lankan time.
President Sirisena will also meet the Sri Lankan Community this evening.
President Sirisena is accompanied by Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, State Ministers V. Radhakrishnan, Sujeewa Senasinghe and Dilip Wedaarachchi.