ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: U.S. President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)For the seventh time in eight years the North Dakota State football team took home the Football Championship Subdivision title. The Bison used a dominant performance against Eastern Washington to take home yet another title with a 38-24 win.As all national champions do, the Bison will now have the chance to meet with President Donald Trump. Clemson took a visit to the White House earlier this year after the team’s win over Alabama.Now it’s time for the Bison to make the trip to Washington D.C. North Dakota Senator John Hoeven made the announcement to the team last week after speaking with President Trump.According to the Duluth New Tribune, the team will meet with President Trump in early March.Trump will meet the Bison national championship team March 4 in a ceremony in the Rose Garden. Hoeven said he and Trump agreed to an event for the Bison football team “some time ago,” but held off in announcing it until last week.The Bison are scheduled to charter a plane to the nation’s capitol for a one-day trip – funded with private donations.North Dakota State players, coaches, administrators and those funding the trip will be in attendance at the celebration.[Duluth News Tribune]
During the visit, the Foreign Minister will meet President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.Mevlut Cavusoglu will also have talks with International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrema. (Colombo Gazette) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is to visit Sri Lanka next week for talks with the Government, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said today.Mevlut Cavusoglu will be in Sri Lanka on June 14 and 15 on his first official visit to the country.