Nov 04, 2019

Free, fair and peaceful election reflects the strength of democracy in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena said the current free, fair and peaceful Presidential election campaign reflects the strength of democracy in Sri Lanka. He said that this great democratic characteristic was restored due to broad political transformation that had taken place in the country, he said.
President Sirisena said this after accepting credentials from three new envoys to Sri Lanka at the President’s House in Colombo today (04).

The Envoys who presented credentials are:

  1. Rabie Narsh, Ambassador of the Lebanese Republic
  2. Maj Gen Chris Eze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and
  3. Mr. Denis Chaibi, Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union.

While, High Commissioner of Nigeria and Ambassador of Lebanon are based in New Delhi, EU Ambassador is based in Colombo.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tilak Marapana and Cabinet Secretary Sumith Abeysinghe and Additional Secretary Esala Weerakoon were also present on this occasion.