A warm welcome was offered to President Maithripala Sirisena by the leaders of G7 during its outreach meeting today.
It is significant that US President Barrack Obama and President Maithripala Sirisena engaged in a friendly conversation following the meeting.
In addition, President Sirisena talked with British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francios Hollande and Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau.
President Maithripala Sirisena today called on the leaders to help steer economic growth to sustain well-being of Asia and countries like Sri Lanka.
Addressing the G 7 Outreach Summit today in Japan, President Sirisena said Japan's formal announcement that G7 will explore what is needed to sustain the well-being of Asia to steer economic growth, highlights the relevance of Sri Lanka being at the summit.
The President said that with a revolutionary change of sri lankas governance, his government has succeeded in creating the path for a viable development environment and for reconciliation in a multi-faceted society.