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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for New York this morning to attend the UN Summit. The Sri Lankan President will lead a delegation which also includes External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Pieris, to the 66th session of the UN General Assembly. He will deliver his address in the UN General Assembly on the September 23.

Reports say that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the Summit. This is the first time he will be meeting the UN Secretary General after the release of the Darusman report.

It is learnt that the President is expected convey the serious concern of the Government of Sri Lanka for releasing a personal document of the UN SG as a UN document without the explicit approval of Sri Lanka. It is also expected that he will take up the issue of sharing the Darusman report with the High Commissioner and the Human Rights Council without giving adequate notice to Sri Lanka.

He is also expected to meet several heads of state and dignitaries on the sidelines of the General Assembly session for bilateral talks. (Source: News.lk)


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  • patriotic Monday, 19 September 2011 03:02 AM

    All the best Mr.president

    Dumi Monday, 19 September 2011 03:04 AM

    Good Luck MR.

    Obama Monday, 19 September 2011 03:12 AM

    Take Care :)

    Bodhisattva Monday, 19 September 2011 04:41 AM

    Excellent.

    arosha Monday, 19 September 2011 04:45 AM

    Give a good speech to shut their mouths.

    Konde Bendapucheenaa Monday, 19 September 2011 05:12 AM

    You have done more good things than our recent past Leaders Take care

    Sane Monday, 19 September 2011 05:20 AM

    Have a safe Journey.

    Thush Monday, 19 September 2011 05:47 AM

    All the best Mr President! May Triple Gems Bless you!

    Sinnavi Monday, 19 September 2011 06:30 AM

    While in USA, please teach how to eliminate terrorism wihtout killing a single person.. Tell them about humanity and tell them about our kind hearted army who helped our Tamil brothers. You are a hero.

    Chaminda D. Monday, 19 September 2011 06:40 AM

    Good luck! We all patriot Sri Lankans are behind you always.

    Amed Ismail. Monday, 19 September 2011 02:45 PM

    you are a Zero.

    patriotic Tuesday, 20 September 2011 08:49 AM

    True Ahamed

    "began as a zero and uplifted to be a world hero"


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