Maithripala and Trump meet in New York for the first time

President Maithripala Sirisena and US PresidentĀ Donald Trump met in New York today, the first meeting between the two leaders.

The meeting took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly underway in the US.

“Very glad that Jayanthi and I could meet @POTUS @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS @MELANIATRUMP in New York today,” President Sirisena tweeted following the meeting. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. What happened to the Lion flag. Shouldn’t both flags be there when to world leaders meet? Looks like My3 got all exited and took a selfie when he saw Trump.


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