Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning to mark the 70th anniversary of Australia-Sir Lanka bilateral relations.
According to BIA sources he arrived at 7.10am by an Australian special flight with a delegation of 13 ministers.
He is to meet President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today during his four hour visit and would discuss on strengthening economic links, defense engagement and on working together to combat trans-national crime particularly people-smuggling between the countries.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will leave for Austria at 10.15am. (T.K.G.Kapila)