President in London to attend CHOGM

Monday, 16 April 2018 - 13:10

President Maithripala Sirisena has reached London this morning (Ap. 16) to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018.
He was received by the Commonwealth officials and Sri Lanka High Commission staff.
The theme of this year’s CHOGM is “Towards a Common Future” and the special attention will be given to the areas of prosperity, security, fairness and sustainability to achieve the goals of Commonwealth countries.
Within the official visit, President Sirisena is scheduled to meet the British Prime Minister Theresa May and also to hold discussions with several British government officials and visiting delegations.
Despite attending this conference the President is scheduled to address the Commonwealth Business Council and is also invited to deliver the keynote speech on the conference regarding achieving sustainable development goals.
President Sirisena will also attend the special celebration of the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth.