Category: UNGA

President meets Prime Ministers of Pakistan & Malta

President Maithripala Sirisena who is in New York to participate in the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly met Pakistani Prime Minister Mr. Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister of Malta Mr. Joseph Muscat yesterday (Sep. 26) at UN Headquarters. During the meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, attention was paid on political…

Sri Lanka Establishes Diplomatic Ties With Togo

Sri Lanka today (27th September 2015) established diplomatic relations with the Togolese Republic. These ties would strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two countries in the political, economic and cultural fields. Establishing diplomatic relations corresponds to the interests of both states, and will help to consolidate international peace and security and uphold…

President holds bilateral discussions with several leaders during UN Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena currently in New York to attend the 70th UN Summit met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday (25) on the sidelines of the Summit. During discussions with Indian Prime Minister, President Sirisena as the current Commonwealth Chair- in- Office extended an official invitation to the Indian Prime Minister to participate in…

70th Session of UNGA begins

President to meet Indian premier today The 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) commenced today (Sep. 25) at the UN Headquarters in New York. Inaugurating the session for 2015, the summit on Sustainable Development was begun with the key note address by the Pope Francis. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Presidents…

President arrives in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New York City this morning (Sep. 24) to attend the 70th United Nations’ General Assembly (UNGA) Sessions. The President was warmly received by the Sri Lankan Ambassadors for Washington and New York, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, and embassy staff in New York, as he arrived at the Hotel where he…

President leaves for New York

President Maithripala Sirisena left for New York today (Sep. 23) to attend the 70th United Nations’ General Assembly (UNGA) Sessions. He is scheduled to deliver a special address at the General Debate of the 70th UNGA. The President will have bilateral meetings with several leaders including Prime Minister of Malta Dr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister…

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