South African President makes brief visit to SL
He was accompanied by a delegation of 20 members. They were welcomed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Minister Arjuna Ranatunga. The President was hosted to tea at the VVIP lounge at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). After refueling, the special plane carrying the South African President and the delegation left for Japan at around noon.