Yesterday (05), a meeting of the Commonwealth of Nations’ heads of state was held in London, with the presence of King Charles III and President Ranil Wickremesinghe. The event saw President Wickremesinghe extending his congratulations to King Charles III and engaging in a friendly conversation. Notably, Prof. Maithrie Wickramasinghe was also present at the gathering.
During the meeting, President Wickremesinghe emphasized the importance of the Commonwealth playing a more significant role in supporting education reforms that encourage youth involvement. He also called on the Commonwealth to strengthen connectivity through digitization.
Additionally, President Wickremesinghe held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, to discuss ways to reinforce ties between their countries.
Meanwhile, Prof. Wickramasinghe participated in the Fireside Chat program, which ran alongside the Leaders Meeting. This program offered a platform for discussions on various topics and issues related to the Commonwealth and its members.