Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja presents credentials to the Principality of Monaco

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(His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco receiving the letter of Credence  of H.E. Tilak Ranaviraja as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Monaco)

HE Tilak Ranaviraja, Ambassador of France with concurrent accreditation to the Principality of Monaco presented his letter of Credence to His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II  of the Principality of Monaco on 25th April 2017 at Palais Princier de Monaco.  He was accompanied to the credentials ceremony by Mr. Marc Pauli.

During the private discussion that ensued, Ambassador Ranaviraja extended greetings of His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka to His Serene Highness Prince Albert II and apprised him of the progress made in the political and economic development process of the country and the prospects of receiving GSP + concessions from the EU which would place Sri Lanka in an added advantage to boost exports.

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(Ambassador Ranaviraja having private discussion with the His Serene Highness Prince Albert II)

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(Ambassador Ranaviraja with the His Serene Highness Prince Albert II)

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(Ambassador Ranaviraja with the His Serene Highness Prince Albert II  and Honorary Consul, Mr. Antoine Williiam Piccione)

HE Gilles Tonelli, Government Advisor - Minister of  Foreign Affairs and  Cooperation of Monaco,   hosted the Ambassadors who presented Credentials to a luncheon, upon the conclusion of the formal ceremony.

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(Ambassador Ranaviraja, HE Daffa-Alla Elhag Ali Osman of Sudan; HE Gilles Tonelli, Government Advisor - Minister of  Foreign Affairs and  Cooperation of Monaco; HE Lord Edward Llewellyn of Great Britain & HE Mr. Pavel Latushka of Belarus)

The principality of Monaco is located on the French Riviera and it is the second smallest independent state in the world. It has a 4.4-kilometre land border with France and a coastline of just over 4 kilometres. The Principality has a population of approximately 36,370, most of whom are non native citizens. Monaco became a full voting member of the United Nations in 1993.

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Embassy of Sri Lanka

Paris, France

05.05.2017