Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be leading a delegation of the Joint Opposition to the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) meeting to be held in Malaysia from 01 to 04 September 2016.
Parliamentarians Dinesh Gunawardana, Jonston Fernando and Lohan Ratwatte, former parliamentarians Udith Lokubandara and A.H.M Azwer and former provincial council minister Upali Kodikara will be part of the delegation.
On the sidelines of the ICAPP meeting, the Joint Opposition delegation is to meet the Chinese Communist Party delegation.
Former President Rajapaksa will also meet the Malaysian Prime Minister along with the other heads of delegations attending the conference.
The Joint Opposition delegation will also meet with other political parties in Malaysia, and delegation from other countries in Asia and also a delegation of the Malaysian business community. During this visit the former President will also visit several Buddhist places of worship in the country. (Colombo Gazette)