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* Sri Lankan President to leave for Bolivia to attend G-77 summit
Thu, Jun 12, 2014, 12:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will leave for Bolivia today to participate in the Group 77 summit, official sources said.

The President will be accompanied by the Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga, External Affairs Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris and several state officials, Presidential Media Spokesperson Mohan Samaranayake said.

The Commemorative Summit on the 50th Anniversary of the Group of 77 will be held in Santa Cruz from June 14-15.

Food security, poverty reduction and creating sustainable ways to protect the earth are on the agenda of the summit.

Sri Lankan President is also expected to meet world leaders on the sidelines of the meeting.

The G77, established in 1964, is the largest inter-governmental organization of developing countries within the UN system with a membership of 133. Sri Lanka is one of the founding members of the G77. The coalition of more than 130 developing UN member states plus China has over 60 percent of the world's population.

Bolivia holds the Chairmanship of G-77 for 2014 and the organization is commemorating its 50th anniversary in June this year.

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