First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa meets Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina.
Their meeting took place at the official residence of the Prime Minister. The Sri Lankan First Lady apprised the Bangladeshi Prime Minister of the Siriliya Saviya and Carlton Suwa Udana social service programmes mooted for the future well being of the children and women. Sheikh Hasina while praising these programmes and saying that they were an example to the entire world, assured her Government’s utmost support to them. Mementos were exchanged symbolizing the friendship between the two countries.
The Sri Lankan First Lady is in Bangladesh to participate in a conference to focus world attention on children suffering from autism. The meeting in between this tour was attended by Deputy Minister Lalith Dissanayake and Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Sarath Weragoda.