President Maithripala Sirisena attended the Open Plenary of the Bill Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting yesterday.

The Plenary Session of the Partnering for Global Prosperity was held yesterday at the Sheraton Hotel in New York.

The President and other leaders were welcomed by former US President Bill Clinton who said their presence was a great strength to the CGI in its endeavour to eradicate poverty, improve health and sanitation in poorest segments of the people in least developed countries.