President Maithripala Sirisena left for Germany on an official visit this morning.

Sirisena will also visit Austria on February 19 after concluding the two day visit to Germany. While in Germany, Sirisena will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He also expected to visit the German Parliament where hold discussions with its representatives.

The President will also be involved in several bilateral discussions with top Ministers of the country.

President Sirisena is accompanied by Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, Ravi Karunanayake, Malik Samarawickrama, Mahinda Samarasinghe, State Minister Sujeewa Serasinghe.