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* Sri Lankan President to leave for Paris to attend Climate Change summit
Sat, Nov 28, 2015, 08:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 28, Valetta: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who participated in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta, will leave for France on Sunday) to attend the United Nations Conference on Climate Change - 2015.

The conference will be held in Le Bourget, France form 30th of November to 11th of December, 2015. This is the 21st Conference of the Parties, i.e. the annual meeting of all countries which want to take action for the climate.

President of the French Republic, François Hollande, and the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon will receive the leaders of 147 states at Le Bourget on Monday. President Sirisena is scheduled to deliver his speech on Monday Afternoon.

The expected outcome of this year's conference is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C.

 


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