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* Sri Lankan President to address the UN General Assembly today
Wed, Sep 24, 2014, 11:32 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 24, New York: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will address the 69th session of the UN General Assembly today at the UN Headquarters in New York.

This is President Rajapaksa's seventh address to the UN General Assembly. He addressed the General Assembly for the first time in 2006.

In addition the President will be joining former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the 2014 annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.

At the meeting President Rajapaksa will extend Sri Lanka's support to the Elephant Action Network that works toward preventing elephant poaching and ivory trafficking.

The 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, taking place Sept. 21-24, 2014, in New York City convene more than 1,000 global leaders in business, government, and civil society organizations.

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