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Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 6.05 GMT
President congratulates newly elected Australian PM


President Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated newly elected Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday.

President Rajapaksa called the new Prime Minister Elect yesterday and congratulated him on his election victory.

During the telephone conversation, the Australian Prime Minister has confirmed his attendance to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo in November this year.

Australia is the current Chairman of the Commonwealth having held the CHOGM 2011 in Perth.





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