President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Government considers it a prime duty to root out corruption from the country.
The President was addressing the International Anti Corruption Summit in London yesterday.
A large number of world leaders including those representing Nigeria, Afghanistan and New Zealand as well as US State Secretary John Kerry were among the participants.
President Sirisena is participating in the Summit at the invitation of British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The President also met with British Prime Minister David Cameron for bilateral discussions yesterday on the sidelines of the summit.