Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit commences

The Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit commenced today (07) in Jakarta, with the aim of sustainable and balanced development of the member states in the Indian Ocean region. President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the inauguration ceremony, together with 21 IORA leaders.
Indonesian President Joko Widoda warmly greeted President Maithripala Sirisena at the inaugural session.
21 leaders of the Indian Ocean Rim Association participate in the summit and the Sri Lankan President received high accolade from them.
The President is scheduled to deliver a special speech at the Summit today.