During the meeting, Prime Minister Rajapaksa had a discussion with the visiting President on matters pertaining to bilateral and multilateral fora. The two leaders also discussed on improving trade, tourism and investment potential of the two countries.
Associated with the Prime Minister Rajapaksa at the discussion were Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, State Minister of Foreign Relations Susil Premajayantha, Prof. G.L. Peiris, Dr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Foreign Relations Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha and Director General Sumith Dassanayake.
The visiting President was received at the Colombo International Airport by the State Minister Susil Premajayantha.