Former Prime Minister and Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe has been invited to attend the Fifth Indian Ocean Conference scheduled to be held in Abu Dhabi.
The Indian Ocean Conference is scheduled to be held from the 3rd to the 5th of December under the theme “Ecology, Economy, Epidemic”.
Former Prime Minister Wickremesinghe is scheduled to address the conference on the 5th of December.
Discussions will focus on how the Indian Ocean Region will combat the growing threat of climate change.
UNP Leader Wickremesinghe is the former Chairperson of the Indian Ocean Conference, having held the position from 2016 to 2019.
Former Prime Minister Wickremesinghe will be joined by international dignitaries including President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Singapore’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan.