Former Lankan Prez Chandrika to attend UNGA session on peace, security

Colombo : Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga will represent the country at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly focused on UN, Peace and Security commencing today at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft, has organized a high-level thematic debate of the UN General Assembly focused on UN, Peace and Security on May 10 and 11.

The thematic debate titled ‘In a World of Risk: A New Commitment for Peace’ will be a platform to identify key threats and engage in a strategic reflection about today’s challenges to international peace and security.

Kumaratunga, Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation, will make the introductory remarks at tomorrow’s session, reports Colombo Page. (ANI)