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* Sri Lanka to establish a Consulate General in Melbourne
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 08:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: A proposal to establish a Consulate General in Melbourne in Australia has received the approval of the Sri Lankan Cabinet.

The Consulate General in Melbourne, proposed by the Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, to provide services to the Sri Lankan diaspora in Australia would cover the states of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

The Australian government has already agreed to the establishment of the Consulate General.

According to the government, Melbourne has the largest Sri Lankan community concentration in Australia with a presence of nearly 80,000 to 100,000 Sri Lankans engaged in multiple fields including employment, education, trade, and investment.



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