Six new foreign diplomats have handed in their credentials to President Rajapaksa.
Five new Ambassadors for Italy, South Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines and Belgium and a High Commissioner for South presented their credentials to the President this morning. The ceremony was held at the Presiential Secretariat.
Fabrizio Pio Arpea handd in his credentials as the Ambassador for Italy.
The New Ambassador for the Republic of Korea is Choi Jong-Moon.
Geoffrey Quinton Doidge handed in his credentials as the High Commissioner for South Africa.
Ton Sinh Thanh is the new Ambassador for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Ambassador for the Republic of the Philippines is Bahnarim Abu Guinomla.
The New Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium is Pierre Vaesen. He too presented his credentials to the President.