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SAARC speakers and parliamentarians meet in Colombo
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The eighth Conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians was inaugurated under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, today (04).

This Conference is a platform for the Parliamentarians of South Asia to work together to reach the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development.

The conference will be held until Friday.

The SAARC Speakers General Assembly also expects to hold discussions on “Promoting Parliamentary Diplomacy and Open Parliament in the age of digitalization” and “SAARC Parliamentarians’ role in preserving Cultural and Archaeological Heritage in South Asia Region”.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe delivered the keynote address at the opening ceremony and the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya delivered the welcome speech at the inauguration.

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