The Sri Lanka Embassy in Bahrain organized an event to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of Sri Lanka Mission in Bahrain on 30 May 2023. Sri Lanka established diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain on 27 June 1992, and the resident Mission in Bahrain was established on 30 May 2013. The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain in New Delhi is concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka.
In her remarks, Ambassador Reethisri Wijeratne Mendis conveyed gratitude to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the government and the people of Bahrain for their goodwill and support extended to both the Embassy and the Sri Lankan community in Bahrain over the past decade. The Ambassador stated that she is confident the growing momentum in the bilateral relations will continue to flourish in the years to come.
Ambassador also expressed her sincere gratitude to the President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, Foreign Minister M U. M. Ali Sabry for their goodwill and support extended to the Embassy as well as to the Sri Lankan community in Bahrain. She also conveyed her gratitude to Minister of labour and Foreign Employment Munusha Nanayakkara, Chairman of the Bureau of Foreign Employment and the staff for their continued support and co-operation for embassy's work.
Concluding her remarks, Ambassador appreciated the contributions made by the Foreign Secretaries, Foreign Ministry Staff, her predecessors, and all staff served in the Mission in achieving significant milestones in its relations with kingdom of Bahrain.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
02 June 2023