Friday, 24 April 2015 - 13:19
New Permanent Representative of SL to the UN presents his credentials
The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, Dr. Rohan Perera presented his credentials to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, at a credential ceremony, held at the UN Headquarters.
After the presentation of Credentials, Dr. Perera held discussions with the Secretary General on matters of mutual interest.
Welcoming the new Permanent Representative, the Secretary-General stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community.
The Secretary-General assured of his support and that of his staff to the new Permanent Representative in pursuing initiatives for greater cooperation between the United Nations and Sri Lanka.
Prior to his appointment as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Perera served as the Legal Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a period of over thirty years.