Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne presents credentials to Polish President Mr. Andrzej Duda
8 October 2016
Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne presented his credentials to President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Belverdere Palace on Tuesday, 14 June. The credentials ceremony was preceded by a Guard of Honour for the Ambassador in the forecourt of the Belvedere Palace.
The presentation ceremony was followed by a...
On 20/07/2016, Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Stanislaw Karczewski, Speaker of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, had an exchange of views on the means for enhancing the Sri Lanka - Polish bilateral relations.
Among the topics discussed were issues the 60th anniversary of the...
Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne presented his Credentials to Romanian President H.E. Mr. Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday, 17 January 2017 at the Cotroceni Palace, in Bucharest.
The presentation ceremony was followed by a private interaction between – President Klaus Iohannis and Ambassador Wijeratne. During the meeting, Ambassador conveyed to Romanian President and the people of Romania warm personal greetings and good wishes of our President, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, and those of the People of Sri Lanka.
During the meeting, they welcomed the fulfillment in 2017 of 60 years of diplomatic relations and expressed openness to dialogue more active political and revitalize bilateral economic relations, with capitalization projects concrete in areas where there is a tradition of cooperation between Romania and Sri Lanka. During the meeting, both sides also discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations in different areas, including, tourism, culture, Education etc. because Sri Lanka and Romania has great untapped potential.
President Klaus Johannis while underlining the importance of friendly bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Romania suggested that newer areas of cooperation could be explored in the Trade and economic sphere.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw celebrated this 69th Anniversary in a glamorous manner with the Sri Lankans living in Poland on February 4th, 2017. The Official Programme started with the hoisting of the national flag by Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne, the singing of the National Anthem, the lighting of the traditional oil lamp and the observance of two minutes silence in remembrance of all Sri Lankans who had sacrificed their lives for the motherland. The event also honored the multi-religious culture by representing the four main religions of Sri Lanka: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity The national day messages of H.E. President Maithripala Sirisena, Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinge and Hon. Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera were recited in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages respectively. In his address, the ambassador highlighted the close and cordial relations between Sri Lanka and Poland and noted that 2017 is a landmark year in Sri Lanka – Poland relations as we celebrate 60 years of our diplomatic relations and it will open a new chapter in the bilateral-commercial relationship as well as boost trade ties between the two countries.