His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena met Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad at the Hotel Plaza in New York on 26th September 2018 in the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and have discussion on regional and international developments at the meeting. Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad praised Sri Lanka’s steady progress and assured continued cooperation. President Sirisena congratulated Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad on his significant victory at the last general elections and briefed him about the progress made in the last three and a half years.
Hon. Tilak Janaka Marapana, PC, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Assignments, Hon. Champika Ranawaka, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine and Hon. Mano Ganesan, Minister of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages also took part in this meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena.
President Maithripala Sirisena has invited Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka.