Sri Lanka’s President Rajapakse to visit the Maldives on Wednesday

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse will arrive in the Maldives on an official state visit on Wednesday.

President Rajapakse will be accompanied by his wife, cabinet ministers and parliament members.

According to the Maldives President’s Office, President Abdulla Yameen will hold official talks and an official state dinner in Rajapakse’s honor.

Rajapakse’s visit marks the first visit by a head of state to the Maldives since Yameen assumed the presidency.