Tamil Diplomat

UNESCO Director-General in Sri Lanka

Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, arrived in Colombo on Saturday on her first official visit to Sri Lanka. She was received by Education Minsiter Akila Kariyawasam.

She is also expected to meet with President Maithripala Sirisena, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera, the Minister of Higher Education and Highways Lakshman Kiriella, the Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs, Senevirathna Bandara Navinna, and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, as well as Spouse of the Prime Minister, Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe, Professor in English at University of Kelaniya.