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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 18:54
The 71st UN General Assembly to commence today
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The 71st UN General Assembly will commence today and continue until September 23rd.  

Leaders from 140 countries will participate in this year’s summit, which will be held under the theme - “The Sustainable Development Goals: A Universal Push to transform our World”.

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the General Assembly tomorrow.  

He is also scheduled to participate in the open diplomatic program to be held at the UN Headquarters.  

President Maithripala Sirisena participated as a special invitee at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2016 held yesterday, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York.

This year's theme of the CGI was "Beyond Equality: Harnessing the Power of Girls & Women for Sustainable Development".

Heads of 12 states participated in this meeting including Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lõfven

The inaugural address of the meeting was made by Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation.

At this meeting Sri Lanka was commended for its contribution over the enhancement of global unity.

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