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UNSG promises to support Sri Lanka
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says that the UN is ready to   provide every possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its efforts to build as a prosperous nation where the reconciliation is strengthened.

He further said that the UN will provide its maximum support to build as an exemplary nation in the world.

The UN Secretary General made these remarks when he met with President Maithripala Sirisena, yesterday (23) on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations’ General Assembly.

He also commended President Sirisena’s commitment in adopting  agreements set out in the Paris Convention and expressed his appreciation over implementing sustainable development goals in the development process of the country.

Antonio Guterres recalled the tour he made to Sri Lanka in 1978 and said that during that tour he had visited many areas including Sigiriya, Dambulla and Polonnaruwa.

He had visited Sri Lanka as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

He also emphasized that the UN will continuously provide support to Sri Lanka while strengthening the ties between the UN and Sri Lanka. 

Expressing his views, the President said that the Government is committed for the initiatives taken for development and reconciliation.

He said the assistance of all is needed to make them successful.

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