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President Rajapaksa Meets with Diplomatic Heads of Islamic Countries

Colombo, 17 April, (Asiantribune.com):

Fifteen diplomatic heads of Islamic countries, resident in Sri Lanka, met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this afternoon to discuss various matters of mutual interest pertaining to both domestic and international arenas.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa assured delegation comprising of 15 diplomatic heads of Islamic countries, that the Government will not tolerate anyone perpetrating acts to create communal or religious disharmony. If anyone has proof and evidence of such incidents, the President said, they should hand over that information, and action would be taken promptly.

Diplomatic heads from Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Indonesia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar were present at the meeting.

Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, Minister of Justice Mr. Rauff Hakeem, Minister of Petroleum Industries Mr. Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Parliamentarian Mr. A.H.M Azwer, Secretary to the President Mr. Lalith Weeratunga and Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs Mr. Karunatilake Amunugama were also present during the discussion.

- Asian Tribune -

President Rajapaksa Meets with Diplomatic Heads of Islamic Countries. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
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