Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona presents credentials

Dr. Palitha Kohona who is concurrently accredited as the Ambassador to Mongolia, presented his Letter of Credence to the President of Mongolia, Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, recently.

The credentials ceremony was held at the State House where Ambassador Dr. Kohona inspected a ceremonial guard of honour and was accorded an extended meeting with President Ukhnaa.

At the meeting, the Ambassador conveyed the best wishes of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the President of Mongolia and proposed to further consolidate the bilateral relations with a state visit once travel restrictions are relaxed.

Ambassador Kohona also met with the Deputy Minister and Director, Asia and the Pacific and made arrangements to call on the Dad Hamba Lama (the Deputy Head of the Temple in Ulaan Bataar) and the President of the Business Council.

The Ambassador discussed the need to attract Mongolian tourists who travelled frequently to South East Asia, to Sri Lanka and to increase tea exports to the Mongolia as tea was becoming a fashionable drink among the middle class.

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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