Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman Ameer Ajwad felicitated Namiq Azhar Mohideen one of the most senior members of the Sri Lankan community in Oman who is leaving Oman for Sri Lanka after serving in the Sultanate for almost four decades at a farewell event organized by the Sri Lankan community members living in Muscat at Centara Muscat Hotel in Ghala to recognize Namiq Mohideen’s long service to the Sri Lankan community in Oman. Ambassador Ajwad presented a certificate of appreciation to recognize the long service rendered by Namiq Mohideen to both the home and host countries during the past forty years. Ambassador Ajwad also presented the logo badge issued by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman to mark the 40th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Sultanate of Oman which falls this year.
Speaking at the event Ambassador Ameer Ajwad hailed the contributions made by Sri Lankan migrant workers in Oman to the economic development of both the home and host countries and informed that the Embassy had already initiated a tradition from this commemorative 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations to honor the long-served Sri Lankan migrant workers in the Sultanate. The Ambassador also stressed the importance of renewed engagement by Sri Lankan community members in promoting economic, cultural, social and people-to-people connectivity between Sri Lanka and the Sultanate of Oman in the years ahead in order to achieve another milestone in the history of relations between the two friendly nations.
First Secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Muscat Dilini Abeysekera, President of Sri Lankan Community Social Club Roy Lasantha, Member of Ethera Api Organization Ruwan Chanaka, Sri Lankan School Muscat Board Members Sanath Hemachandra, Ziyad Niyaz and organizers of the event Hafeez Marikkar, Mohamed Iyas, M. Kamal Abdullah, Mohamed Rizan, Mohamed Farween participated in the event.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
29 December, 2021