Prime Minister Rathnasiri Wickramanayake will lead Sri Lanka’s delegation to New York to attend the 64th sessions of the United Nations General Assembly, which begins on September 22, 2009.
The Prime Minister will address the General Assembly on September 26 on the “Strengthening of Multilateralism and Dialogue among Civilisations for International Peace, Security and Development”, according to a press release from the Foreign Ministry. Mr. Wickramanayake is also due to meet the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon,.
During his visit the Prime Minister will also address the Asia Society in New York on “Sri Lanka’s challenges ahead: Post-LTTE scenario and ensuring sustainable peace”.
The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama and senior officials from the Prime Minister’s office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.