Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea, Dr. A. Saj U. Mendis, presented the Open Copy of his Letter of Credence to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is in-charge of Protocol Affairs at the Ministry, Lim Ki-mo, before the formal and ceremonial presentation of Credentials to the President of the Republic of Korea.
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Protocol Affairs, Lim, wished the Ambassador-designate success in his new assignment as the Envoy of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea. Deputy Minister further assured Dr. Mendis the fullest support, cooperation and facilitation, in all spheres and provinces, in further strengthening, widening and elevating the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries.
Ambassador Mendis commended the proactive and constructive efforts, which are being undertaken in order to establish peace and stability in the region, and extended warm greetings to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Protocol Affairs for the continued progress and prosperity of the country and the peoples of the Republic of Korea.
Ambassador Mendis, during the congenial and amiable discussion after handing over the Copy of the Letter of Credence, stated that many a nation could learn and emulate the unprecedented economic, commercial and manufacturing success and advancement of the Republic of Korea within a period of a couple of decades. He also added that according to the respected business media, ‘Bloomberg’, the Republic of Korea is being chosen as the most innovative nation in the world surpassing most of the traditional and conventional developed economies.
Head of Chancery and First Secretary of the Embassy, Sasanga Nikapitiya accompanied Ambassador - designate to the meeting.