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The President will address the CHOGM 2018 on Thursday.

President Maithripala Sirisena reached London last morning to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018. He will address CHOGM 2018, on Thursday. The theme for this year is ‘Towards a Common Future’, and special attention will be given to the areas of prosperity, security, fairness and sustainability, to achieve goals of Commonwealth countries.

President Sirisena who will be on a 5 day tour of Britain will hold bilateral discussions with several heads of state including British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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

He will attend the special celebration organized for the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth the Second.

He will also visit the Buddhist shrine in London to pay homage.