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Malaysian and Sri Lankan First Ladies meet

Oct 11, 2010 12:18:16 PM - itnnews.lk

The Malaysian First Lady accords a warm welcome to her Sri Lankan counterpart.

First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa is in Malaysia to participate in the First Ladies Meet. Malaysian First Lady Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor met her Sri Lankan counterpart at a special ceremony before the commencement of the parley. First Ladies from 22 countries attended this function. The Malaysian and Sri Lankan First Ladies had a very cordial discussion. Special attention was drawn to women and child welfare activities.

The Malaysian First Lady commented that the development that is taking place in Sri Lanka with the total eradication of terrorism under the Leadership of President Rajapaksa, is an example to other countries in the world. The significant services rendered by Shiranthi Rajapaksa on behalf of Sri Lankan children and women earned accolades Mrs. Rajapaksa, the only representative of the South Asian region, also attended a special lunch hosted by the Malaysian First Lady. They exchanged mementoes further promoting friendship between the two countries. The First Ladies meet commenced at the Palace of Golden Horses at 5.00 p.m. today, Sri Lankan time. The Summit theme is “A Child Today, a Leader Tomorrow.”