Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently attending the Commonwealth Leaders Meeting at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, United Kingdom (UK). During his visit, he also met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame to discuss potential areas of cooperation on agriculture and healthcare between the two nations, as reported by the President’s Media Division (PMD).
Both leaders proposed an exchange of visits by the relevant ministers and discussed military cooperation. President Wickremesinghe also offered training for rapid response to natural disasters. The meeting aimed to strengthen bilateral ties and explore opportunities for cooperation between the two countries.
President Wickremesinghe left for the UK yesterday (May 4) to attend the coronation ceremony of King Charles III, which is due to be held at Westminster Abbey tomorrow (May 6). Taking advantage of the gathering of the Presidents and Heads of Government of Commonwealth countries who are currently in London for the ceremonial event, a Commonwealth Summit was held by the Commonwealth Secretariat today.
The Commonwealth Leaders Meeting and the summit provide a platform for leaders to discuss and address issues of common interest, including trade, security, and development. President Wickremesinghe’s participation in these events will help strengthen Sri Lanka’s relations with other Commonwealth nations and promote opportunities for mutual growth and development.