- Category: Chogm 2013
- Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 16:03
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The new Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has confirmed his attendance to the Commonwealth Heads of State Summit to be held in Colombo in November this year. Abbott confirmed his attendance during a telephone conversation with President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.
Australia is the current Chairman of the Commonwealth having held the CHOGM 2011 in the Austrialian city of Perth.
The Liberal-National coalition led by Tony Abbot came to power for the first time in six years in the elections held on the 7th of this month. The coalition won 88 seats to Labour Party’s 57 in the 150-seat parliament. Accordingly Tony Abbot became the 28th Prime Minister of Australia. (niz)