Written by Staff Writer
26 Sep, 2018 | 12:01 pm
Colombo (News1st): President Maithripala Sirisena addressed the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN in New York late last night (September 25).
He stated that over a decade had passed since Sri Lanka’s 30-year civil war, and requested the world to look at Sri Lanka with a fresh perspective. He urged the world leaders to allows Sri Lankans to solve their own issues as the independence of the nation is of utmost importance.
The humanitarian endeavors made by us; the efforts made by us to strengthen democracy, require your cooperation, said President Sirisena adding that “as an independent country, we do not want foreign powers to exert pressure on us.”
He continued to say that his administration is working to eliminate fear and suspicion among the different ethnic groups in the country and that he believes that this can be achieved with the support and corporation of other countries.
අපේ ප්රශ්න අපිට විසඳ ගන්න ඉඩ දෙන්න, විදෙස් බලපෑම් අවශ්ය නැහැ – ජනපති ලෝක නායකයින්ගෙන් ඉල්ලයිජනාධිපතිතුමා එක්සත් ජාතීන්ගේ මහා මණ්ඩල සැසිය අමතා කළ සම්පූර්ණ කතාව…Look at Sri Lanka in a new way; a statement by President Maithripala Sirisena as he addressed the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York.#lka #President #MaithripalaSirisena #UN #News1st
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