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* Sri Lankan Diplomatic Corp hosts farewell reception for outgoing Pakistani Envoy
Sat, Dec 8, 2012, 01:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 07, Colombo: The Colombo based Diplomatic Corps accredited to Sri Lanka has hosted a farewell reception in the honour of the High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka Seema Illahi Baloch on Thursday.

High Commissioners, Ambassadors and Head of Missions of the International Development Organizations and the Chief of Protocol Ministry of External Affairs Sri Lanka attended the reception.

Ms. Baloch will be returning to Pakistan after completing her tenure of posting in Sri Lanka. She is a career diplomat and had joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1977.

The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of Sri Lanka Dr Anvar al-Agar has said, Seema Ilahi Baloch is not only a refined person but also a skilled diplomat, who has strived hard for promoting the interests of her country in a result oriented manner.

The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan thanked the dean and members of the Diplomatic corps for hosting her in an impressive manner.

In the conclusion of the ceremony a souvenir was presented by Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of Sri Lanka Dr. Anvar -al-Agar to the outgoing High Commissioner.

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