Commonwealth Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka to attend Independence Day Celebrations

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Commonwealth Secretary-General, KC Patricia Scotland is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka next week to attend the 75th Independence Day celebrations, the Commonwealth Secretariat said.

The Secretary-General has been invited by President Ranil Wickremesinghe to attend the events in Colombo on Saturday 4 February marking the significant anniversary.

The Commonwealth Secretariat said Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will attend the significant event and reiterate the Commonwealth Secretariat’s commitment to supporting Sri Lanka.

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will also call on President Ranil Wickremesinghe during her five-day visit and deliver a lecture at Ocean think-tank, the Geopolitical Cartographer, on Friday 3 February.

“I look forward to further exploring areas of future collaboration between Sri Lanka and the Commonwealth during my visit, and to reiterating the Commonwealth Secretariat’s commitment to supporting Sri Lanka as it looks towards a more prosperous, equitable and sustainable future for all its citizens,” KC Patricia Scotland said in her statement.

According to the media statement, Commonwealth Secretary-General KC Patricia Scotland is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on the 1st of February and will depart on the 5th of February.

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