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President of Guinea-Bissau meets PM

President of the Republic of Guinia-Bissau, Umaro Cissoko Embalo, accompanied by Ms. Suzi Barbosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at theTemple Trees today (14).

During the meeting, discussions were held on bilateral and multilateral fora.  The two leaders also discussed on improving trade, tourism and investment potential of the two countries.

Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, State Minister of Foreign Relations Susil Premajayantha, Prof. G.L. Peiris, Dr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Foreign Relations Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha and Director General Sumith Dassanayake were present at the meeting.

The visiting President was received at the Colombo International Airport by the State Minister Susil Premajayantha.

Guinea-Bissau is a tropical country on West Africa’s Atlantic coast.