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24 September 2018 01:10 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Maithripala Sirisena will address the Nelson Mandela International Peace Seminar at the United Nations Centre in New York today (24) on an invitation extended to him to deliver a speech at this occasion organised by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

More than 50 world leaders participating at this seminar will focus their attention on secure of Human Rights, Rule of Law and strategies leading to the elevation of poverty, according to the UN sources.

President Maithripala Sirisena is due to address the seminar at 10.00am New York time today.

A joint declaration is also will be issued at the conclusion of this seminar being held in parallel to 23rd State Leaders Summit of UN, a spokesman said. (Ranjith Ananda Jayasinghe)



  Comments - 5

  • Priya Monday, 24 September 2018 08:44 AM

    Is it gonna be in Sinhala or English ??

    Good luck ti srilanka Monday, 24 September 2018 11:36 AM

    Has he taken a thero to obtain a blessing in public.

    Jude Monday, 24 September 2018 09:06 AM

    MS just tell SL Government working on the UN sponsored Resolutions, need time !! And SL not going to leave UN or UNHRC!!!??

    John Monday, 24 September 2018 10:34 AM

    Hope the snacks are up to his expectations, and he brought spare change in cash he wants a drink at the bar (US$ only, Rs not accepted)

    karthik Monday, 24 September 2018 11:30 AM

    We have seen many of his speches and all we know is that he doest not mean what he says.

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