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Cablegate: Additional Information On Vip Attendance At

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS COLOMBO 001671

SIPDIS

FOR SA/INS, IO/UNP (YOUNG), IO/PPC (RIGGS), USUN
(BLACKSHAW), AND NSC (BANBURY), SA/RA (ROBINSON)

E.O. 12958: DECL: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA ASEC CE UNGA
SUBJECT: Additional information on VIP attendance at
the 57th UNGA for Sri Lanka

Refs: (A) Colombo 1663, and previous

- (B) State 170283, and previous

1. Per Ref B, Mission continues to request the Sri
Lankan Government for a complete listing of the
additional information on VIP attendance at the 57th
UNGA.

2. Although the GSL continues to provide information on
its attendees to the UNGA, it is doing so incrementally.
Ref A contains the multiple responses provided by the
GSL to date. Below is the scheduled arrival and
departure of Minister of Employment and Labour Mr.
Mahinda Samarasinghe. Additional information on other
attendees has been forwarded to SA/INS.

VIP attendee
-- Minister Samarasinghe
-- In New York from September 16 to 27
-- Arriving into JFK on flt. LX 3000 at 1055hrs
-- Departing JFK on flt. AA 6207 at 1945 hrs
-- Spouses travel plans are unknown
-- English is excellent

Other attendees:
-- Additional Secretary N. Navaratnarajah
-- In New York from September 13 to 22
-- Arriving into JFK on flt. VS 9 at 2110hrs
-- Departing JFK on flt. BA 178 at 0905hrs
-- Spouses travel plans are unknown
-- English is excellent

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