President Maithripala Sirisena left for China today to attend a conference and also have talks with the Chinese leadership.
The President’s office said that he will attend the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing.
The President left for China with a 27-member delegation.
The Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations will be held from May 15 to 22 in Beijing, and Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the event and deliver a keynote speech.
More than 2,000 government officials and representatives from 47 countries are expected to attend the opening ceremony and forums.
President Sirisena is expected to meet his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping tomorrow.