The Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Government of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in accordance with the interests and desires of the peoples of both countries have decided to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries with effect from 22 March 2021.
The establishment of diplomatic relations were formally done through signing of a Joint Communiqué by H.E. Mr. Mohan Pieris, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and H.E. Mr. Ian McDonald Liburd, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations on 22 March 2021 in New York.
Both Governments have agreed to further augment the existing friendly relations and cooperation in the political, socio-economic and cultural fields, for the mutual benefit of the two countries, based on the principles of mutual respect of both countries’ sovereignty and territorial integrity. – MFA
Also, Sri Lanka’s Envoy to the Kingdom of Sweden presents credentials
The Credentials of Ambassador Dharshana M. Perera accrediting him as Sri Lanka’s Envoy to the Kingdom of Sweden has been submitted to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf by a special arrangement via Protocol Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. The Special arrangement which concluded earlier this week follows the existing health protocol in Sweden.
Ambassador Dharshana Perera who joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1996 carries a service record of almost 25 years. He served in several capacities at the Foreign Ministry’s Publicity, South Asia & SAARC, Middle East, European Affairs Divisions etc. His diplomatic assignments were at Sri Lanka Missions in Washington DC, Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, Embassies in Bangkok, Moscow, Rome and Jakarta.
Prior to his assignment in Stockholm, he served as the Director General, North America at the Foreign Ministry. His preceding overseas assignment was as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Indonesia and Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the ASEAN.