President to participate in Climate Change Summit in Egypt

President Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Egypt early this morning to participate in the United Nations COP 27 World Conference on Climate Change in Sharm-El-Shiek, Egypt from today, November 6 until November 18.

The President is due to address the conference tomorrow and on November 8.

President Wickremesinghe will speak on the Climate Change Secretariat to be set up in Sri Lanka and on Climate Change in Sri Lanka and around the world. The President will meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sissi and Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly during his four-day visit. The President will return to the country on November 10.

About 90 Heads of State have confirmed their participation at this year’s conference and representatives from 190 countries are due to participate.

Presidential Senior Advisor on Climate Change Ruwan Wijewardene, President’s International Affairs Director Dinuk Colombage and the President’s Private Secretary Sandra Perera will accompany the President on this visit.

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