Special Advisor on Climate Change to the President of Sri Lanka, Ruwan
Wijewardene arrived in Kenya yesterday evening to attend the Africa Climate Summit on behalf of President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The Africa Climate Summit will commence today in Nairobi, and President Wickremesinghe was invited by his Kenyan counterpart, William Ruto.
The Africa Climate Summit, set to take place in Kenya, serves as a crucial platform for discussions and collaborations aimed at addressing climate change challenges on the African continent and globally. Sri Lanka highly values the opportunity to engage in such important discussions and share our commitment to climate action.
Twenty heads of state across the globe are expected to attend the summit. This summit, coming after the Paris summit, where greater clarity emerged, will be a critical opportunity to accelerate the global energy transition and deliver solutions to COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

The Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Nairobi, V. Kana Kananathan, said President Ranil Wickramasinghe’s

Vision has shown a strong commitment to promoting green energy and sustainable environmental practices, and under his leadership, Sri Lanka has embarked on several initiatives and policies aimed at advancing green energy production, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and fostering a sustainable future.