President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Suvarnabhumi Airport of Thailand this afternoon on a four-day state visit to Thailand on an invitation that was extended by the Prime Minister of Thailand.

The President was warmly received at the Airport by the deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Mr. Somkib Jatusri titak along with Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and staff members of the Embassy. President Sirisena was accorded a Guard of Honour on his arrival at the airport.

President Sirisena also participated in special religious ceremony organized at the airport for the Sacred Relics bought from Sri Lanka to Thailand by the members of the Maha Sangha including Ven. Ittepane Dhammalankara Nayaka Thera and the chief incumbent of the Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, Ven. Urulawatte Dhamma Rakkitha Thero .