President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Kuwait yesterday to attend the first Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit.
The President and delegation upon their arrival were received by the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad.
The ACD Summit will be attended by leaders of 31 Asian nations, Foreign Ministers, ministers and officials.
The summit, aiming at consolidating Asia's strength and fortifying its competitiveness in the region, will look into the challenges facing Asia, mainly, in the economic field, and proposed solutions to tackle them.
The Summit will be held for three days and Heads of State and officials of 31 Asian countries will participate in this Summit.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to address the Summit today.
The first Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Conference was held in Thailand in the year 2002.