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President leaves for New York

2015-09-23 06:22:48
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President Maithripala Sirisena left for New York today to attend the 70th United Nations' General Assembly (UNGA) sessions.

He is scheduled to deliver a special address at the General Debate of the UNGA on September 30.

The President will have bilateral meetings with several leaders including Prime Minister of Malta Dr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key and Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull during his visit.

He will also meet the ICRC President, Peter Miurer, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth and UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark.

Ministers Mangala Samaraweera, D.M. Swaminathan, Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and Mahinda Samarasinghe are accompanying the President.


  Comments - 10

  • Ranjitdea6 Wednesday, 23 September 2015 12:51

    Dear President, wish you the best. Be careful of cross overs like Mahinda Sam who spend extravagantly during foreign trips

    Reply : 5       24

    SIRIBIRIS Wednesday, 23 September 2015 13:23

    GOOD EXAMPLE MR PRESIDENT, SMALL AND WELL EDUCATED GROUP GOING WITH U, NOT LIKE PREVIOUS VISITS TO UN

    Reply : 5       30

    Bippity Boppity Boo Wednesday, 23 September 2015 13:57

    Bon Voyage. my great President. Keep that great Loin Flag you raised 9 months age flying. You are the man of the hour!

    Reply : 6       18

    galle guy Wednesday, 23 September 2015 18:06

    what do you mean by loin flag.is it a loin cloth?

    Reply : 3       10

    Cheers Wednesday, 23 September 2015 14:03

    Paid holiday by the tax payers for doing nothing so far enjoy

    Reply : 31       20

    Sapu Wednesday, 23 September 2015 14:59

    Do you know why he even went?

    Reply : 6       19

    PADDY Wednesday, 23 September 2015 16:15

    To Auction SL at the UN

    Reply : 12       17

    rala Wednesday, 23 September 2015 17:54

    Exactly...

    Reply : 4       12

    tibs74 Wednesday, 23 September 2015 16:40

    Is Sajin Vass joining MS for trip to the UN. He posses the perfect credentials to be the minder.

    Reply : 1       11

    CirizenPerera Wednesday, 23 September 2015 23:22

    A man who cannot count 100 days is flown to address the UN General Assembly on our behalf.

    Reply : 7       10

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