Reports quoting External Affairs Ministry sources said his visit is in response to an invitation extended by the Government. He is scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne and acting External Affairs Minister Geethanjana Gunawardena.
Dr. Mahathir Mohamed has been acclaimed as the architect of modern Malaysia which is transformed into an 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 the 9th.