Three Ambassadors and a High Commissioner presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s House, Colombo, today (28).
The envoys are:
Mr.Nejmeddine Lakhal- Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia
Mr.Jose Ramon Baranano Fernandez – Ambassador of Spain
Mr. Archil Dzuliashvill- Ambassador of Georgia
Mr. Conrad Mederic- High Commissioner for the Republic of Seychelles
President Sirisena, referring to close bilateral relations with Sri Lanka and the countries represented by the new envoys expressed confidence that they would strive to further strengthen bilateral friendship and cooperation in many areas including trade, investment and tourism.
While the High Commissioner of Seychelles will be based in Colombo, others will function as non-resident concurrently accredited Ambassadors with residence in New Delhi.
Foreign Ministry Ravi Karunanayake and Acting Secretary to the President Austin Fernando and Foreign Secreatray Esala Weerakoon were also present at this occasion.