President Rajapaksa has hosted a banquet in honour of the Pakistani President and his entourage.
President Asif Ali Zardari on arrival at the President’s House was warmly greeted by his Sri Lankan counterpart. Thereafter he was introduced to Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne, Parliamentarians, the hierarchy of the Armed Forces, the Police Chief to the Pakistani President. A special cultural show was staged in parallel to the Banquet.