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CoP18 is to kick off in Sri Lanka

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 12, 2019 19:03

CoP18 is to kick off in Sri Lanka

The 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora is taking place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 22nd May to 03rd June.
This event will be drawing and featuring delegates around the world. This event, titled “CITES CoP18” is to be hosted at the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo 7.
This conference will be covering issues such as the legal and sustainable use of wildlife which contributes to many of the SDGs. Media briefing chaired byMinistry of Mass Media RuwanWijewardene said that this conference will help to promote the idea of protecting flora and fauna in the country.
He added that as more than 3500 delegates are coming to Sri Lanka from 183 countries in line with event and their arrival is a promotion for the country’s tourism sector.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 12, 2019 19:03