Foreign Minister Ali Sabry will leave for Incheon, South Korea to attend the 56th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), scheduled to be held from 2-5 May 2023, representing President Ranil Wickemesinghe.
The Annual Meeting is a high-level event attended by around 3,000-4,000 participants, including Ministers of Finance, Governors of Central Banks, Senior Officials of the major global banks, companies and media. The Foreign Minister will deliver a statement at the Governor’s Business Session on 4 May 2023 among other interventions during the period.
The Minister is expected to have bilateral meetings with the counterparts of a number of other countries on the sidelines of the event, to discuss Sri Lanka’s ongoing engagements for economic revival.
Director General of the Department of External Resources Ajith Abeysekera will accompany the Foreign Minister on the visit.