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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 05.37 GMT

Three new heads of mission present credentials


Two ambassadors and a high commissioner presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

They were:

Mr. Kye Yong, Ambassador of DPR Korea

Mr. Yi Xianliang, Ambassador of PR China

Mr. Samuel Panyin Yalley, High Commissioner of Ghana

During the meeting President Sirisena said the government foreign policy is to continue on the path of non-allignment with cordial relations with all nations.

We consider the friendship with all the nations and people is of utmost importance for our country and the people, President said adding that Sri Lanka seeks cooperation of the other nations for utilization of new technology for our progress. We want investments for our industrial sector and especially for agriculture sector, which is the backbone of our economy.

He made a special reference to strong relations with China and the Ambassador Xianliang assured fullest support for Sri Lanka’s development.

All three heads of mission assured their countries’ support to Sri Lanka at international forums.





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