President Srisena to return from Iran today

President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a two-day state visit to Iran, is scheduled to arrive at the country today (14).

The President met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday (13) and signed five new MoUs to further strengthen the economic and trade ties between the two countries, according
to President’s Media Division (PMD).

President Maithripala Sirisena along with a delegation of 10, left for Iran for a two-day state visit at the invitation of the Iran President Hassan Rouhani.

President Sirisena left for Iran in a Qatar Airways flight (QR-665) at 11.50 am on May 12.

During his visits, President Sirisena focused on improving Iran-Sri Lanka economic and trade ties as well as encouraging Iranian investments in the country.

This is the first state visit to Iran by President Sirisena after assuming duties as President.

He is also attended a special Investment and Trade Forum organized by the Iran Chamber of Commerce.