Local News from Sri Lanka: President Maithripala Sirisena said that the current free, equal and peaceful presidential election campaign is a reflection of the strength of Sri Lankan democracy. He said this great democratic function was restored due to the country’s large political transition, he said.
President Sirisena said this after accepting credentials from three new envoys to Sri Lanka at the President’s House in Colombo today.
The Envoys who presented credentials are:
Rabie Narsh, Ambassador of the Lebanese Republic
Maj Gen Chris Eze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and
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.