Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Sri Lanka

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Former Secretary General of the United Nations and Chairman of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka on February 06, President’s Senior Adviser on Climate Change, Ruwan Wijewardena said.

Ban Ki-moon, who is coming to Sri Lanka at the invitation of President Ranil Wickremesinghe, will sign several agreements related to sustainable development in Sri Lanka as well as related to climate change.

The former UN Chief is expected to hold discussions on the climate change university proposed to be established in Sri Lanka.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe proposed to establish an International University on Climate Change in Sri Lanka with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in order to enable students from any country in the world to engage in educational activities.

Former UN Secretary General is scheduled to meet with President Ranil Wickremesinghe on February 7.

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