The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Dr. John William Ash praised Sri Lanka’s progress.
Dr. Ash said this when he called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning at Temple Trees.
He congratulated President Rajapakse for his excellent speech delivered at the World Conference on Youth in Hambantota yesterday.
Dr. Ash participated in the World Conference on Youth as a special guest.
President Rajapakse explained the progress achieved since defeating terrorism and pointed out that the growth rate in the North had jumped to 20% while the national growth rate is 7%.