Sri Lanka remains committed to principles and goals of the NAM – State Minister Balasuriya

Sri Lanka remains committed to principles and goals of the NAM – State Minister Balasuriya

State Minister Tharaka Balasuriya represented Sri Lanka at the Commemorative High-Level Meeting on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement.

Speaking at the summit State Minister Balasuriya stated that Sri Lanka reiterates its firm commitment to the principles and goals of the NAM and pledge support for its noble endeavours to secure relevance of the Movement for its Member States, especially in the current international circumstances.

He further added that it is increasingly becoming clear to all nations of the world that many issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, global food security, the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals and the need for transition to clean energy, need cooperation at multilateral fora.

State Minister Balasuriya also called for enhanced cooperation between developing countries in NAM which is critical to achieving common objectives, adding that Sri Lanka is unwaveringly committed to strengthening international cooperation to prevent and combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

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