The Prime Minister of Bahrain, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, sent a cable of congratulation to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day, in which the Premier wished him abundant health and happiness and the people of Sri Lanka further progress and prosperity.
The Premier also sent a similar congratulatory cable to Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne on the same occasion.
The President of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan also sent a congratulatory cable to President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka, on the occasion of the anniversary of his country’s Independence Day.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, dispatched a similar cable to the Sri Lankan President.
The Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim sent a cable to Sri Lankan parliament speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, congratulating him to mark independence day.
His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan sent a cable to President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka, congratulating him on his country’s national day.
King Abdullah II wished President Rajapaksa continued good health and the people of Sri Lanka further progress and prosperity.
The President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko sent greetings to President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country celebrates Independence Day.
Alexander Lukashenko expressed confidence that Belarus and Sri Lanka will continue developing productive multipronged cooperation based on mutual respect.
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani sent a cable of congratulations to the President of Sri Lanka on the occasion of the anniversary of his country’s Independence Day.
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani also sent a cable of congratulations to President on the occasion of the anniversary of his country’s Independence Day. (Colombo Gazette)