Ambassador of Sri Lanka – Designate to French Republic and Permanent Delegation of UNESCO Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama assumed duties on 08th January 2021, in Paris.
Sri Lanka National Flag was hoisted by Ambassador designated, H.E. Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama, at the Chancery premises, followed by singing of the National Anthem by all attendees.
Thereafter, two minute of silence was observed to commemorate war heroes and those who sacrificed their lives on behalf of the motherland, the traditional oil lamp was lit and the oath of public servants was read out by the Ambassador designated and the staff.
While thanking the staff for their cooperation and support, the Ambassador designated, highlighted the importance of strengthening economic and social ties with French Republic to achieve H.E. the President’s vision.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
11th January 2021