Colombo, March 14 (NIA) – Sri Lanka’s Presidential Secretariat, on Tuesday dismissed reports that President Maithripala Sirisena would be meeting the Dalai Lama in India within the next few days.
The Secretariat said there was no scheduled visit by the President to India in the coming days, as reported by a local newspaper.
It was reported that the President was due to attend a ceremony to be held in Nalanda University in Bihar in India with the spiritual leader Dalai Lama.
“That report is incorrect and it has not verified any basis of the reported visit,” the Presidential Secretariat said.
The Presidential Secretariat further confirmed that there was no visit to India by President Sirisena in the near future.