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Fourteen new ambassadors and high commissioners concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President MaithripalaSirisena at the President’s House in Colombo today (October 3).

The Envoys who presented credentials are:

Mlondi Solomon Dlamini, High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Eswatini
Mr. Francois Delhaye, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium
Mr. Makarimi Abissola Adechoubou, Ambassador of the Republic of Benin
Mr. Carlos Jose de Pinho e Melo Pereira Marques, Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic
Mr. Muhamed Cenqic, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina
Mr. Ahmed Yousif Mohamed Elsiddig, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan
Mrs. Fatoumata Balde, Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea
Mr. Gabriel Pandureni Sinimbo, High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia
Mr. Dionyssios Kyvetos, Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic (Greece)
Mr. Juan Rolando Angulo, Ambassador of the Republic of Chile
Mrs. Eleonora Dimitrova Dimitrova, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria
Mr. Brendan Ward, Ambassador of Ireland
Mrs. Coromoto Godoy Calderon, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Mrs. Tizita Mulugeta, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

While, High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Eswatini is based in Kuala Lumpur and Ambassador of the Republic of Benin is based in Tokyo, all others are based in New Delhi.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tilak Marapana and Secretary to the President, Udaya R Seniviratne were also present on this occasion.

 

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