Excellency President Mohamed Nasheed, President of the Republic of Maldives, Madam Laila Ali, the Actg. High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Col. Mohotti of the Sri Lankan Deence Forces and the Chief of Defence of Maldives, Ladies and Gentlemen
Actg. High Commissioner of Sri Lanka
His Excellency Mohamed Nasheed, the President of the Republic of Maldives, Frist Lady Madam Laila Ali, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Waheed Hassan, Vice President and Madam Ilham Hassan, H E Ameen Faisal, Minister of Defence and National Security, State Ministers, Excellencies of Diplomatic Corp, officials, distinguished invitees, ladies and gentlemen and dear friends.
Mr Dickson Sarathchandra Dela, the new High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the Maldives has presented his Letter of Credentials to President Mohamed Nasheed on 26th November 2009. The presentation ceremony was held this morning at the President�s Office. At the meeting after the ceremony, the High Commissioner and the President discussed ways to further strengthen the close bilateral relations that exist between the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Discussions were also focused on enhancing trade ties between the two countries.