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Foreign Ambassadors praise President on conducting a free and fair election
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3 new Ambassadors who were appointed to Sri Lanka have commended President Maithripala Sirisena for ensuring the conduct of a free and fair election.

This was during an event that was held at the Presidential Secretariat to hand over their letters of appointment.

Newly appointed US Ambassador Athul Keshap, Italian Ambassador Paolo Bartoteli and Dutch Ambassador Joanne Donewards handed over letters of appointment.

President Sirisena expressed expectation that they would assist in strengthening relationships pertaining to investments and tourism.

The Italian Ambassador said that he was surprised by the honest commitment of the people to ensure a democratic election.

The US Ambassador presented the wishes extended by US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry.
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