Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with  Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson

 

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona and Deputy Ambassador

Maj. General Shavendra Silva with Mr. Vijay Nambiar

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Bangladesh and

Ambassador of PNG

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of

Nigeria and Mr. Jack Brewer

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of

Canada

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Algeria

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador Costa Rica

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Cuba

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Cyprus

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Fiji

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Indonesia

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Japan

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of  Kuwait

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Monaco

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Norway

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Peru

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Qatar

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Romania

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Spain

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Sweden

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Tajikistan

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Thailand

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassador of Turkey

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with Ambassadors of

Tonga,Egypt and Palau

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona with USG MsAmeena Haq

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Ambassador of Bangladesh

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Ambassador of Bhutan

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Ambassador of China

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Ambassador of Holy See

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Ambassador of Maldives

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Brigadier General Gerard

and Dr. Joli Abu of the DPKO

Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona and Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with Deputy Secretary General

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with DPR of Australia

Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative

Major General Shavendra Silva with DPR Pakistan


Diplomatic Reception: 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka


The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York hosted a Diplomatic Reception at its chancery premises on 4th February to celebrate Sri Lanka’s Independence Day. The event was attended around 300 guests, including Heads of Mission and other diplomats from UN member states, the Deputy Secretary-General, representing the Secretary-General, business personalities, bankers, community leaders, philanthropists, media personnel, educators and artists.


The guests were received by Permanent Representative Dr. Palitha Kohona. Deputy Permanent Representative Major General Shavendra Silva and staff also participated. A documentary on Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty was screened. A buffet dinner was provided reflecting Sri Lanka’s distinct dishes and was greatly enjoyed by all.  Guests left with a gift pack of cinnamon provided by the Spice Council and Export Development Board, tea provided by the Sri Lanka Tea Board, material on investment oppertunities in Sri Lanka provided by Board of Investment, and tourism promotion material gifted by BT Options.

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