Colombo, Jan 24 (newsin.asia) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in Sri Lanka on Wednesday on a two day state visit on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena, the Foreign Ministry said here in a statement.
He will be accorded a ceremonial welcome with guard of honour and twenty one gun salute at the Presidential Secretariat later on Wednesday followed by official bilateral discussions with President Sirisena on a wide range of issues of mutual interest. Several Memorandum of Understanding are to be inked between the two countries during the visit.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will also hold discussions on economic, trade and investment cooperation with President Widodo.
Sri Lanka and Indonesia established diplomatic relations 65 years ago, and have been maintaining cordial bilateral relations since then, the Foreign Ministry said.
In 2016, President Maithripala Sirisena undertook a State visit to Indonesia.