Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam yesterday (15th March) handed over the Commission of Appointment to David Bruce Sherman as Sri Lanka’s Honorary Consul in the state of Pennsylvania. He is the first Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in that state.
Sri Lanka’s first resident Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Sumith Dassanayake presented Credentials to the President of Ethiopia MulatuTeshome at the Presidential Palace in Addis Ababa on Thursday 9th March. Ambassador Dassanayake is also the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the African Union.
Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama accompanied by Ambassador Rodney Perera met with European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström on 12th March at the European Commission in Brussels.
National career, SriLankan Airlines has always been mindful of their larger role it plays in a multi ethnic, multi religious and multi lingual society and as such has implemented a dynamic CSR programme which serves and benefits all communities.
The largest ever contingent of Food and Beverage exporting companies from Sri Lanka participated in the 22nd edition of Gulfood 2017 trade exhibition which is considered as the world’s biggest Food and Drink event held annually.
Air Chief Marshal (Rtd) Gagan P. Bulathsinghala, Sri Lanka Ambassador to Afghanistan presented his Credential to Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani –President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 7th March at the President’s Palace in Kabul.
Sri Lanka Pavilion at the international tourism exhibition ‘ITB 2017’ in Berlin, Germany was inaugurated on 8th March with the participation of John Amaratunga, Minister of Tourism Development of Sri Lanka.