President Rajapaksa attended a special meeting organized by former US President Bill Clinton.
Its purpose was to pave the way for a debate on the alleviation of poverty and global development. Bill Clinton had expressed view on the total eradication of terrorism from Sri Lanka and the peace that is prevailing in the island in addition to the current situation in the island.
The President also had a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahamedenijad. At this meeing both leaders directed attention to several matters related to the countries.