Obama congratulates Sri Lanka for the recent changes

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 12:52


US President Barrack Obama says that the ongoing change in Sri Lanka has set an example to the entire world.

President Obama has expressed these views when he met with President Maithripala Sirisena in New York yesterday.

President Obama further stated that America will extend every possible support towards Sri Lanka journey forward.

President Sirisena held bilateral discussions with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sherif as well as several other leaders, after a special lunch hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday.

In addition, President Sirisena also met with UN Chief Ban Ki-moon and UNHRC Chief Zaid R’ad Al Hussein.

Meanwhile President’s Media Unit stated that President Sirisena engaged in a telephone conversation with Indian Premier Narendra Modi and expressed his grief over the death of several soldiers in the Mondays attack on Kashmir borders.

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the 71st UN General Assembly today.

He said this to the media about the matters which he expects to draw the attention of the international community.