President meets US President Joe Biden in New York

September 21, 2023 at 11:17 PM

President Joe Biden of the United States and President Ranil Wickremesinghe engged in a
cordial meeting yesterday (20) in New York.

This high-profile meeting unfolded amidst a
lavish dinner hosted by President Biden, gathering all the heads of state who had participated in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The encounter began with a warm welcome from President Joe Biden, who extended his
hospitality to President Ranil Wickremesinghe. The leaders engaged in a cordial and
insightful conversation, touching upon various topics of global importance. Following their
discussions, they joined their fellow heads of state for a group photograph, symbolizing the
spirit of international cooperation.

Adding to the diplomatic tableau, President Wickremesinghe, Professor Maithri
Wickramasinghe and Mr. and Mrs. Biden posed for a photograph.