PM attends 2018 WEF on ASEAN summit

September 12, 2018

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today attended the inaugural session of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi.

Several Southeast Asian leaders also attended the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN. The opening event, themed “Southeast Asia’s priorities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era”, is an opportunity for leaders of member countries to discuss concerns and options.

A total of 10 leaders of ASEAN member nations attended the event. China’s Vice-Premier Hu Chunhu was the Chief Guest at the inaugural session of the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe attended as a special guest.

Over 1, 000 representatives from 43 countries are also set to take part in 53 sessions and 35 discussions over the two days of the event.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met with several Heads of State including President of Indonesia and Prime Minister of Laos on the sidelines of the summit.