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President Maithripala Sirisena addresses the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, 24 September 2018

Monday, 24 September 2018

Address by
H.E. MaithripalaSirisena
President of Sri Lanka
at the United Nations General Assembly High-level Plenary Meeting, to be known as the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit
24 September 2018, New York

Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

On behalf of the people and the government of Sri Lanka, I wish to express my sincere appreciation to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the General Assembly for organizing the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit.

If we are to promote the Culture of Peace we must start with our youth and in our schools, Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe tells the UN

Wednesday, 05 September 2018

Minister of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs of Sri Lanka, Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe told the UN General Assembly today (05 September 2018) that Education is vital in promoting a culture of peace. The Minister was speaking at the High Level Forum for a Culture of Peace convened by the President of the General Assembly.  

BIMSTEC leaders decide to rationalize organization as Sri Lanka assumes Chairmanship

Monday, 03 September 2018

BIMSTEC Leaders decide to rationalize the Organization as Sri Lanka assumes Chairmanship 

Sri Lanka was handed over the Chairmanship of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), at the conclusion of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit held in Kathmandu, on 31 August 2018 .