PM due here today
In accordance with SAARC tradition Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat
Aziz is due to visit Sri Lanka today as the outgoing Chair of the
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
Industries Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa is the minister in
attendance for the visiting Prime Minister. The Pakistan PM is scheduled
to call on President Chandrika Kumaratunga and Prime Minister Mahinda
banquet arranged by his Sri Lankan counterpart is scheduled for
the evening. The large delegation accompanying the visiting Prime
Minister includes the three Cabinet ministers in charge of petroleum,
railways and power and water, ten senators and members of the National
Assembly and Foreign Ministry official including the Foreign Secretary
as well as businessmen and senior journalists.