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President to address World Water Forum in Bali

by damith
May 19, 2024 1:17 am 0 comment 1.9K views

President Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Indonesia yesterday (May 18) to participate in the 10th World Water Forum High-Level Meeting, which commenced in Bali, Indonesia.

The forum themed, “Water for Shared Prosperity,” will convene global leaders to address pressing issues related to water management and sustainability.

President Wickremesinghe left for Indonesia following an invitation from Indonesian President Joko Widodo, underscoring Sri Lanka’s commitment to international cooperation on water-related challenges.

President Wickremesinghe who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on May 20, will articulate Sri Lanka’s perspective on achieving equitable access to water resources for all.

During the forum, President Wickremesinghe is expected to engage in bilateral discussions, including a meeting with President Widodo, to explore avenues for collaborative action in water resource management.

His delegation, comprising senior officials from the Presidential Secretariat and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reflects Sri Lanka’s comprehensive approach to addressing global water issues.

President Wickremesinghe’s participation underscores Sri Lanka’s proactive role in advancing sustainable solutions to ensure water security, not only domestically but also on the global stage.

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