New envoys present credentials to President…

January 20, 2020  

Four new ambassadors along with a new High Commissioner concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House in Colombo today (20).

After the presentation ceremony, welcoming the delegates the President spoke of strengthening bilateral relations and expanding on areas of common interests such as education, development, technology, and agriculture.

The new diplomats also expressed their commitment to uphold the long ties their countries had had with Sri Lanka and work with Sri Lanka to develop on the common interests as mentioned by President, the PMD said.

The envoys who presented their credentials today:

Mr. Jassim bin Jaber J.B. Al-Sorour
Ambassador-designate of the State of Qatar 

Mrs. Rakibe Demet Şekercioğlu
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Turkey 

Major General (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak
High Commissioner-designate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 

Mr. Jean Claude Kugener
Ambassador-designate to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

Dr. Marjan Cencen
Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Slovenia

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