Dec 04, Colombo: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who left the country to attend the Fifth Indian Ocean Conference, arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at 10 pm local time Friday (03).
The President and the delegation were warmly welcomed by Mr. Malraj De Silva, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the UAE and the staff of the Embassy.
The President is scheduled to join several bilateral discussions this morning (04), the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will also deliver the inaugural address at the Fifth Indian Ocean Regional Conference under the theme "Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic”.
Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris and the Principal Advisor to the President Lalith Weeratunga are accompanying the President on this visit.