Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea Savitri Panabokke met with former UN Secretary General and President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute Ban Ki Moon on 1 February 2023 at the Ban Ki Moon Foundation in Seoul.

During the meeting, the President of the GGGI recalled his longstanding friendship and engagement with Sri Lanka over the years, as a diplomat and during his tenure as the UN Secretary General as well as in his present capacity in the GGGI. He also expressed his enthusiasm regarding his forthcoming official visit to Sri Lanka.

Ambassador Panabokke expressed appreciation for the GGGI’s initiatives in Sri Lanka and discussed future areas of co-operation relating to climate change and green growth.

Sri Lanka currently holds the Post of the Vice President of the GGGI Assembly and the Vice Chair of the Council of the GGGI.

Head of the International Cooperation Unit of the Ban Ki-moon Foundation, Choi Sung-joo, Mr. Dave Kim, Head of the Governance Unit of GGGI and Ms. Sachini Dias, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka also participated in  the meeting.