President Wickremesinghe holds bilateral talks at NAM Conference in Uganda

President Ranil Wickremesinghe engaged in bilateral discussions with leaders and representatives from Global South countries in the African region during the Non-Aligned Nations Conference in Kampala, Uganda.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe also met with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Tanzania’s Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa, Bahamas Prime Minister Philip E. Davis, Vice President of the Republic of Benin Mariam Chabi Talata Zime Yerima, and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed on the sidelines of the event.

Present at these meetings were Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ali Sabry PC, Minister of State Mr. Chamara Sampath Dasanayake, Members of Parliament Mr. Kings Nelson, Mr. Nimal Piyatissa, Mr. Kumarasiri Ratnayake, Mr. Udayakantha Gunathilake, President’s Secretary Mr. Saman Ekanayake, and President’s Senior Adviser on Climate Change Mr. Ruwan Wijewardene.

President Wickremeesinghe’s visit to Uganda follows his attendance at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, a foreign engagement that attracted much criticism from Sri Lanka’s opposition parliamentarians.