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Former Malaysian PM due in the island

Jun 5, 2010 4:39:37 AM - itnnews.lk

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamed is due to arrive in Sri Lankaon on Tuesday the 8th.

Deputy Minister for External Affairs Geethanjana Gunawardena will welcome Dr. Mohamed at the Katunayake International Airport on his arrival.

Dr. Mahathir Mohamed has been acclaimed as the architect for transforming Malaysia into a modern economic giant in Asia. He will be the chief guest at the 6th Annual Business Awards of the Sri Lanka Malaysia Business Council to be held in Colombo on 9th of this month. Also, this will be Dr. Mohamed’s second visit to the island. Earlier he arrived in the island and participated as the keynote speaker at the CIMA Global Leaders’ Summit in Colombo in May 2005.