“Increasing of the women’s participation in the political sector in order to create a clean, honest and sociable political movement will be an important factor in the future”, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit, making a statement after holding bilateral discussion with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo stated that his Government and he himself is totally committed to further enhance the relations in all areas of mutual interest between the two countries.
President Maithripala Sirisena met with several heads of state and other leaders during his participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit yesterday (7th March) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Although in Sri Lanka, women are significantly empowered in many ways than their counterparts in the rest of South Asia; their role in domestic and household work has resulted in limitations being imposed on their contribution to the economy.
President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit suggested to work out a stable legal order to confront with the issue of illicit drugs, in conformity with the principles of the freedom of navigation.
President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Indonesia yesterday (6th March) to participate in the 20th Anniversary Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in which Sri Lanka is a founding member.