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The President is due to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which begins on Monday.

President Maithripala Sirisena is due to leave the island to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. CHOGM - 2018 is due to commence in London on Monday. The theme for this year is ‘Towards a Common Future’. The last summit was held in Malta. President Sirisena who will be on a 5 day tour of Britain will hold bilateral discussions with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

The President will address the Commonwealth Business Forum as the key-note speaker on the theme, “Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals: Aligning Business, Society and the Government”.