Award to President from Bolivia for Peace and Democracy.-Video
President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for Bolivia to attend the Summit of Heads of State and government of the Group of 77 and China.
The summit will take place on 14th and 15th in Santa Cruz under the theme "For a New World Order for Living Well".
A large number of leaders and high level delegations from member countries are expected to attend the summit.
The current Chairman and the President of Bolivia Evo Morales, UN Secretary General Ban ki Moon and UN General Assembly President John Ash are among them.
President Rajapaksa is the first Sri Lankan Head of State to visit the South American country.
President is also scheduled to receive an award from Bolivia for peace and democracy.
The Group of 77, popularly known as G77, is a coalition of developing nations designed to promote its members’ collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development.
President Rajapaksa will address the Summit on Sunday.
The President also is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with several State leaders from other countries attending the summit.