Nasheed in Colombo
Mohammed Nasheed who was in Colombo on an official
visit yesterday took the opportunity to watch the
world cup cricket match that was played between Sri
Lanka and Pakistan at the Kettarama stadium.
President Nasheed was accompanied by Sports Minister
Mahindananda Aluthgamage and UPFA Parliamentarian
Deputy minister Geethanjana Gunewardena was also
present, watching the match with the Maldivian
Prior to his visit to the stadium, the
Maldivian President held bilateral discussions with
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, according Presidentís
President Rajapaksa also hosted the visiting
Maldivian Head of State to lunch at Temple Trees
during which he had noted the remarkable
improvements made to Colombo that he had noticed
while being driven through the city.
Pakistan High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Ms. Sima
Ilahi Ballooch and a few senators and Members of
Parliament from Pakistan were also present to
witness the match yesterday at Kettarama stadium.