Ambassador Unambuwe presents Credentials to President Pendarovski of the Republic of North Macedonia
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany Manori Unambuwe presented Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski, accrediting her as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to North Macedonia on 24 November 2021 at a ceremony held at the Office of the President in Skopje.
Delivering the traditional credential address, Ambassador Unambuwe conveyed the greetings and best wishes from President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the President of North Macedonia and reiterated the commitment of Sri Lanka to strengthen relations with North Macedonia with a special focus on trade and investment.
Welcoming the new Ambassador, President Pendarovski highlighted that North Macedonia is looking forward to exploring new avenues to furthering relations between the two countries and the government of North Macedonia will extend its fullest support to the Ambassador and the Mission in all future endeavors.
During an audience with the President after the presentation of credentials, the Ambassador briefed on the major developments in Sri Lanka, including economic development, reconciliation and reconstruction, following the Presidential and General Elections in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
Referring to the long-standing friendship between Sri Lanka and the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia especially being the leading members of the Non-Aligned Movement, President Pendarovski expressed hope for furthering formal bilateral relations for the mutual benefit of the two countries. The President commended the local mechanisms in place in Sri Lanka for reconciliation and co-existence.
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Germany is concurrently accredited to the Republic of North Macedonia.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
30 November 2021