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Rajapaksa congratulates Pranab Mukherjee

[Hindu, Tuesday, 24 July 2012 11:22 No Comment]

AP Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa shakes hands with Pranab Mukherjee. File photo. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India’s next President.

Mukherjee, a veteran Congressman who held External Affairs and Finance portfolios in the UPA cabinet, was elected as the 13th president of India yesterday.

Rajapksa offered his best wishes to the president-elect and also despatched a bouquet to Mukherjee.

“President offered his heartfelt congratulations to the new Indian president,” presidential spokesman Bandula Jayasekera said.

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