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Ambassador Majintha Jayesinghe presents Letters of Credence in Hungary

Ambassador Majintha Jayesinghe presented the Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Hungary János Áder at the Sándor Palace in Budapest, accrediting as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to Hungary on 17 February, 2022.

The credential ceremony entailed a Guard of Honour by the Hungarian Armed Forces and presentation of the Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Hungary János Áder. The Hungarian President was assisted by senior officials. Three other Ambassadors,from New Zealand, United Arab Emirates and Kosovo, also presented Letters of Credence to the President of Hungary on the same day. 

Ambassador Majintha Jayesinghe conveyed greetings from the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa and the people of Sri Lanka to the President of the Republic of Hungary and the people of Hungary.

After the ceremony, a meeting was held with the Hungarian President in the Blue Salon at the Sándor Palace.  

The Ambassador mentioned that Sri Lanka-Hungary special relations have exponentially covered a multitude of areas with mutual benefits. It was further stated that Sri Lanka hopes to further strengthen and expand the friendly relations to economic, trade, investments, and tourism sectors in the years ahead. 

Following the presentation of the Letter of Credence, Ambassador Majintha Jayesinghe visited the Heroes’ Square where a wreath was laid on the Monument of Hungarian Heroes.

Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka


24 February 2022

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