Oct 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has left for Kuwait today to attend the historic first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue, the Government Information Department announced.
The first Summit of the Asian Cooperation Dialogue will be held in Kuwait City from 15 to 17 October 2012.
The Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will open the ACD Summit Tuesday with the participation of 32 Asian nations.
During his visit, President Rajapaksa is expected to meet several Gulf leaders including the King of Saudi Arabia and the Emirs of Kuwait and Qatar on the sidelines of the summit.
Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris was already in Kuwait to participate in the Ministerial Meeting that was held Sunday (October 14).