Mahinda to head G-15
May 3, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is due to participate in the 14th summit of the Group 15 in Tehran on May 17 and is scheduled to take over the chairmanship of the Group during the summit, the Fars News Agency reported.
A high-level delegation led by President Rajapaksa will attend the summit. Rajapaksa is scheduled to meet Iranian President Ahmadinejad on the sidelines of the meeting to discuss strengthening of ties between the two countries.
While Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is scheduled to attend the summit, Venezuelan envoy to Tehran in an interview with FNA announced that President Hugo Chavez also plans to take part in the conference.