President Meets World Bank Chief Ajay Banga in New York: Crucial Matters of Mutual Interest Discussed 

September 18, 2023

President Ranil Wickremesinghe met with the President of the World Bank, Ajay Banga, at the United Nations Headquarters. This marks President Wickremesinghe's first meeting with the World Bank Chief, as confirmed by the President's Media Division.

During their engagement, the two leaders participated in constructive discussions, addressing crucial matters of mutual interest. The details of their conversation were not immediately disclosed, but the meeting underscored the importance of fostering international collaboration and cooperation in addressing global challenges.

In addition to his meeting with President Banga, President Wickremesinghe took part in the SDG Summit 2023. This summit represents a high-level political forum dedicated to sustainable development and operates under the auspices of the United Nations General Assembly, making it a significant platform for discussions on global sustainability goals.