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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

Malaysian Premier in Colombo by Tomorrow

Colombo, 16 December, (

Malaysian Prime Minister Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak will arrive in Sri Lanka on a three day visit, starting tomorrow - Dec 17 to Dec 19, the Sri Lanka Government Information Department said.

In a statement, the Information Department said that the Malaysian Prime Minister’s visit is set to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

During his visit the Malaysian Prime Minister is expected to hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

A high-level team from the Malaysian Foreign Ministry has arrived, as an advance party to help in the visit by Prime Minister Najib, who will depart to Maldives after visiting Sri Lanka.

In the meantime, it is learnt that the Malaysian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah has been reassigned by the ministry prior to the PM’s two-day official visit.

“He is due to take up an important assignment related to Malaysia’s chairmanship of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in April 2020. Given the scale of CHOGM, which will involve 52 countries, early preparations are essential for it to be a success,” it said

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