Kathmandu: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Bimala Rai Paudyal, left here for Colombo, Sri Lanka today to attend the 75th Independence Day celebrations of Sri Lanka.
The Minister will be participating in the 75th Independence Day functions as an honored guest in Colombo from February 3-4.
She will be received by a Sri Lankan lawmaker at Bandaranaike International Airport (Colombo Airport).
In Colombo, Foreign Minister is scheduled to meet with her counterpart M.U.M. Ali Sabry and attend the cultural festival ‘LankaraLanka’ to be organized by the Presidential Secretariat in Independence Square on February 3.
The Foreign Minister will attend the 75th Independence Day Celebration functions to be organized at Galle Face Green, pay courtesy calls on President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena of Sri Lanka, and attend the reception hosted by the President at the President’s House February 4, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Foreign Minister is scheduled to return to Kathmandu on February 5.