Minister GL to represent President at CHOGM in Rwanda
G.L. Peiris will represent President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda from 21 to 25 June 2022.
This will be followed by high-level meetings of the Commonwealth Heads on 24 - 25 June 2022, and preceded by the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting (CFAMM) on 23 June.
Foreign Minister Peiris will participate in high-level discussions under the three thematic areas of “Democracy, Peace and Governance”, “Sustainable and Inclusive Development”, and “Post-COVID-19 Recovery”.
The Foreign Minister is also expected to hold bilateral meetings at foreign ministerial level with several Commonwealth Member States from Europe, Asia and Africa on the sidelines of the CHOGM, to discuss issues of mutual interest.