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Sri Lankan PM to visit Tirumala temple on Dec 22

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will visit the Lord Balaji temple at Tirumala in neighouring Andhra Pradesh, on December 22.

Wickremesinghe will arrive here on Dec 21 for the visit, officials said referring to the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's tentative itinerary.

He will take a chopper from here to reach Tirupati airport (Renigunta) which is about 130 kilometers from here and proceed to the temple by road from there, they said.

Wickremesinghe is set to return to Sri Lanka on the same day after offering prayers at the hill temple, they added.

He was in India in October last, for an official visit and had last year offered prayers at the Sri Krishna temple at Guruvayur in Kerala.

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First Published: Sun, December 18 2016. 15:32 IST