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* Sri Lankan President leaves for India to attend the International Solar Alliance summit
Sat, Mar 10, 2018, 02:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 10, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena left for India today (10th) from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake to take part in the inaugural ceremony of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in New Delhi, India.

President Sirisena is undertaking the official visit to New Delhi at the joint invitation of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and French President Emanuel Macron to participate in the First Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Founding Members on 11 March.

Around 500 Heads of States and representatives of several countries will attend the inaugural Conference which will be chaired by French President Immanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The International Solar Alliance, a treaty based international inter-governmental alliance of 121 solar resource rich countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, was founded at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris on 30th November 2015.

Sri Lanka became a founding member of the International Solar Alliance on 12 February 2018.

The conference aims to create a common platform to meet the growing demand for solar power technology, to accelerate and broaden the technology for solar power, to minimize costs of solar projects and to take decisions related to the development of the field.

During his visit, President Maithripala Sirisena will hold talks with the Prime Minister of India and several othes heads of state who will participate in the summit.

 

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