Aug 30 (NIA) – Sri Lanka’s Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa will be leading a delegation of the ‘Joint Opposition’ to the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) meeting to be held in Malaysia from Sept. 1-4, the former President’s office said in a statement.
The other members of the Joint Opposition delegation will include parliamentarians Dinesh Gunawardana, Jonston Fernando and Lohan Ratwatte. Former parliamentarians Udith Lokubandara and A.H.M Azwer, and former provincial council minister Upali Kodikara will also join the delegation.
On the sidelines of the ICAPP meeting, the Joint Opposition delegation is scheduled to meet the Chinese Communist Party delegation.
Former President Rajapaksa will also meet the Malaysian Prime Minister along with the other heads of delegations attending the conference.
The Joint Opposition delegation will also meet with other political parties from Malaysia and other countries in Asia and also a delegation of the Malaysian business community.
During this visit, the former president will also visit several Buddhist places of worship in the country.