President Maithripala Sirisena left for Indonesia this morning to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit meeting to be held in Jakarta.
Indonesian President Jokowi invites the President Sirisena for State Visit and IORA Summit.
Among leaders of IORA member states who have confirmed their presence are President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, as well as a number of vice presidents and ministers of Foreign Affairs.
President Sirisena will attend the IORA Summit on March 6, 7 and pay a state visit on March 8.
The 21 member states and 7 dialogue partners of IORA are expected to attend the Leaders’ Summit, as well as a number of invited guests.