The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca will begin a visit to Sri Lanka on 21 October 2015. His five-day visit follows recent discussions between the Secretary-General and President Sirisena on the margins of the General Assembly.
Mr. Jenca’s visit will provide an opportunity for continued dialogue with Sri Lankan authorities and stakeholders, and will inform the longer-term UN peacebuilding programme to support Sri Lanka.
He will also participate in the UN Day event in Colombo on 24 October to celebrate the twin milestones of the UN’s 70th anniversary and Sri Lanka’s 60th anniversary as a Member State.(UN)