MR arrives in New York for UNGA, Climate Summit

23 September 2014 04:27 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in New York City yesterday on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place this week.

President Rajapaksa is scheduled to deliver the national statement at the Climate Summit today, and deliver his speech at the UNGA on Wednesday. It will be the President’s seventh address to the General Assembly.

In addition to the 69th session of the U.N. General Assembly, the President is also expected to participate in several other major international events that are taking place this week including the Climate Summit 2014, the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative and a meeting with the Commonwealth Heads of Governments.

President Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa were welcomed by the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam, the Deputy Permanent Representative Major General Shavendra Silva and staff members of the Sri Lankan Permanent Mission in the United Nations.

  Comments - 10

  • asitha Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:00 PM

    Are you referring to the great war criminal Obama.

    Citizen Simple Tuesday, 23 September 2014 04:33 AM

    Every blessing to our President. Keep the Sri Lanka flag flying.

    Idiots Gona Tuesday, 23 September 2014 04:35 AM

    who cares, one the public fund wasted for wining in the elections by them. and other side enjoyment using public funds increasing number of idiots in the cabinet

    Malith Tuesday, 23 September 2014 04:49 AM

    Battalion went to this event. Are they really needed? Wasting public funds.. Anyway this time at least MR had courtesy not to bring Sri Lankan Airbus for the journey..

    Saskia Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:11 AM

    All the war criminals together in US. Arrest them and send them to the Hague.

    ajith Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:32 AM

    And who came to receive him. Our own duplonuts via DM Android App

    Arjuna Ranawana Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:31 AM

    To listening to experts lecture

    Ponil Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:32 AM

    Go our raja go. All your's .one horse race.

    Arjuna Ranawana Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:52 AM

    To listening an Enlist Lecture

    mount Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:10 PM

    Anyhow our president. Have a nice journey and dont sign with BANKY.

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