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President Ranil Wickremesinghe met the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres in Egypt, Cairo where he briefed the Secretary-General on the Government's plans on the National Environmental Policy.

The Secretary General recalled memories of his first visit to Sri Lanka in 1978, President Media Division (PMD) said.

The President left the island this morning (06) for Egypt to attend the UN Climate Change Conference COP 27.

He was accompanied by Minister of Environment, Naseer Ahamed, Senior Advisor to the President on Climate Change Ruwan Wijewardene, President’s International Affairs Director Dinouk Colombage and President’s Private Secretary Sandra Perera.


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  • Seqi Sunday, 06 November 2022 07:17 PM

    Discussing Portnoy's complaint over a roast chicken and salad lunch.

    DOT Sunday, 06 November 2022 07:21 PM

    Both UN

    Sakthi Sunday, 06 November 2022 07:33 PM

    What is the governments plan ? I am from the East and have not seen any policy implemented nor discussed. All “ boru” show to please the UN. All of you enjoy your holidays. Good food, even alcohol served plenty, any other additional favours provided ??

    T T Sunday, 06 November 2022 07:35 PM

    Both men with poor English pronunciation it would be interesting if someone could record their conversation and publish them. One speaks with Colombo “sing song” accent and the other with “Portuguese “ accent.

    Nathan Sunday, 06 November 2022 08:06 PM

    There is no practical purpose in the UN. It only serves to pay hefty salaries to all it’s employees. Ever since it’s creation we have had scores of wars, genocides, famines ..the list goes on, what role it played to stop them ? None. In 1987, as a young undergraduate in London, I contacted the UN office in London and told them about the reports coming of mass killings of Tamil civilians going on in Jaffna by the Indian Army and told them to inform the UN Secretary General to immediately make a public warning to India to stop the ongoing Tamil massacres. But the UN officials in London totally refused to accept my desperate pleas .

    Nihal Sunday, 06 November 2022 08:48 PM

    UNP is dead and the UN is a joke.

    H D Sunday, 06 November 2022 10:20 PM

    UN has become a law unto itself. There are continuous criticisms against it’s staff members but no action is being taken. For example the black guy put in charge of WHO is rumoured to be giving jobs to beautiful Asian female doctors and then pressurising them to have sex with him.

    Jude Sunday, 06 November 2022 10:42 PM

    Hey general secretary you're seated next to one of the biggest human Rights violators in SL!! This guy have long history of COMMITTING ATROCITIES AGAINST HUMANITY in SL!! Yeah!!

    Gunahali Palankatta Monday, 07 November 2022 01:12 AM

    Is this RW is wearing underpants to see such people to represent SL? All know that he is NOT a president elected by people, but 134 crooks!! No one will respond - No more funerals to attend except the one coming soon for Myna.

    Ram Monday, 07 November 2022 01:44 AM

    I hope he carried the begging bowl and held it for some funds from UN

    Nathan's friend Monday, 07 November 2022 04:15 AM

    @Nathan: Machang, I told you no machang don't complain to UN? Nothing would come out of them, no! You should have informed Hindu Jaffna Sivakumar, Sisira, G Miskin, dr Kumar etc, for prompt action. They would have listened to you, no?

    Ben Monday, 07 November 2022 06:14 AM

    Director general Sir, Please explain him to find ways to collect misappropriated state wealth without squeezing public who are already carrying economic burden made by politicians and as former prez MS announced billions of USD appeared in Pandora papers is money borrowed from China bank for Nilwala river project, but transferred to Rajapakshas account and again MS disclosed corruption of Lotus tower project, Use your authority to find who are responsible for turning this beautiful country of proud people to pan carrying bagger nation and collect that wealth back

    Waco Monday, 07 November 2022 10:15 AM

    Senior Advisor to the President is Ruwan Wijewardana. What Joke. Waste of Tax-Payets money.

    Kps Monday, 07 November 2022 08:20 PM

    Bankrupted Srilanka. What advices we can give it to rest of the world? Don’t waste your time Mr. President. The world knows you are trying to burrow some money.

    Look out for shadows Monday, 07 November 2022 10:48 PM

    @ Nathan’ Friend., you dirty D B S Jeyaraj , the mad animal who collaborated with the IPKF against the Tamils. You hate your own Tamils and the Buddhist Sinhalese.You a dirty Converted Christian in the payroll of “no toilet” Indians for decades. We will get you and your criminal family for the crimes you committed. Lot of us has seen your criminal file covering over 40 years.

    Answer the war crime charges Tuesday, 08 November 2022 12:05 AM

    Nathan’s friend , hey you anti Tamil Christian convert “ psycho” D B S Jeyaraj, tell every Tamil, how much the Indian Army paid you for collaborating with them in Jaffna. Apart from watching the crimes being committed , did you also join them in killing or raping the Tamils ? There are photos of you with Indian Army soldiers taken in October 1987, in the middle of the Indian attack against the Jaffna Tamil Civilians. Don’t hide behind writing old stories about the dead LTTE, that cover will not work. Answer the charges of your involvement with the Indian Army in Jaffna. We will ever allow you to remain silent and hope things would go away. No, this wouldn’t go away !

    Jayapala Nuwangoga Tuesday, 08 November 2022 01:36 AM

    A group of Gon Ali (Foolish Donkeys) accompanied by this unelected man - self appointed so-called president to waste public funds! Who is Ruwan? Again the Family comes as initial done by the original destroyer DS bringing his son! What a crime RW! Hope you will not return to this country!!

    DOT Tuesday, 08 November 2022 07:07 AM

    What a relief ! All the problems are over!

    illumination illumini ti trilloin Tuesday, 08 November 2022 08:30 AM

    This is global crocodile tears, that can be never restored and achieved what is required by human efforts without minimizing CO2, CO emission by big countries. Need trillion solar powered air conditionerd fixed in the cloud.


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