Apr 04, Colombo: a high commissioner and the diplomatic representative from the Vatican presented their credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a ceremony held in the President's Office at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo Friday.
The new diplomats assuming duties were Monsignor Pierre Nguyen Ban Tot Apostolic Nuncio of the Vatican, High Commissioner of Namibia Pius Dunaiski, Ambassador of Guinea Alexandre Cece Loua and Ambassador of Slovak Republic Zigmund Bertok.
Seen here is the Apostolic Nuncio of the Vatican Monsignor Pierre Nguyen Ban presenting credentials to the President as Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga looks on.
Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris and Secretary of External Affairs Ministry Mrs. Kshenuka Seneviratne were also present on the occasion.
(Photos by Sudath Silva)