President in London
Nov 30, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in London yesterday. He is due to address the Oxford Union for a second time on December 2, 2010. In 2008, President Rajapaksa addressed the Oxford Union at the invitation of the Oxford Union and the Sri Lanka Society of Oxford University. The topic of his address was “Strategy towards Empowering the Rural Economy of Sri Lanka.”
President Rajapaksa was the first Head of State of Sri Lanka and the first Sri Lankan statesman who has not previously a member or held office in the Oxford Union to address it as a guest speaker.