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The President arrives in Rome to attend the 24th session of the Committee on Forestry

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Rome today to attend the 24th session of the Committee on Forestry and the 6th World Forest Week - which is scheduled to begin tomorrow, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The United Nations has invited the President to conduct a special lecture at the session, tomorrow.

The session will explore the contributions that forests can make in achieving Sustainable Development Goals.