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Envoys present credentials to President Sirisena

19 August 2019 - 174   - 0

Two Ambassadors and a High Commissioner presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Aug 19), the Foreign Ministry said.

Trine Eskedal - Norway Ambassador, Tanja Gonggrijp – Dutch Ambassador, and Sarah Hulton – UK and Northern Ireland High Commissioner, presented letters of credence to the President.

During the occassion, the President had cited the appointment of three females to these positions as a symbol of women empowerment.

He had also pointed out the contribution rendered by women who make-up around 52 percent of Sri Lanka's population, to the country's economy.

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