Home / News/ Ambassador Thassim concludes visit to Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

Ambassador Thassim concludes visit to Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Saturday, 8 September 2018 00:10


Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Azmi Thassim recently concluded a visit to the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia is one of the main industrial economic centres in the Kingdom. 

Ambassador Thassim called on the Governor of the Eastern Province, Prince Saud bin Nayef and updated him about the current situation in Sri Lanka as well as the work that Sri Lanka Embassy is carrying out in the Eastern Province. The Ambassador also called on the Director of the Eastern Province Branch of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He underlined the importance of having a monthly mobile consular service in the Eastern Province, as it is a service which is much beneficial to the Sri Lankans who are working and living in the Province.  

The Ambassador met the two Deputy Mayors of the Eastern Province, Provincial Educational authorities and the Chairman and the Secretary General of the Dammam Chamber of Commerce. He also met with the Director General of Prison Affairs in the Eastern Province and visited the Dammam male and female jails to meet the Sri Lankan inmates. 

The Ambassador visited a large private sector company in Dammam to discuss with the management on current trends in the Saudi economy and how these trends could be utilised for the benefit of Sri Lanka. In this visit he also travelled to Al-Ahsa and Jubail areas to meet the Sri Lankans. He participated in the mobile consular service that the Embassy carries out every month in Dammam area in the Eastern Province. The Ambassador also held a special meeting with the office bearers of the ‘Eastern Province Sri Lanka Culture Club’ on enhancing the Embassy services in the Province.

Minister Counsellor Madhuka Wickramarachchi and Protocol Officer of the Embassy A.L.M. Jabeer accompanied Ambassador Thassim to these meetings. 

 


Share This Article


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

STEAMing STEM – Moving from horoscopes to telescopes!

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Walking into an inventors’ exhibition should give one an experience similar to an immersion into the future. The world change with inventions and inventors lead the change. The creativity displayed is an indicator of the creativity of the society f


There is smoke in the eyes of those who do not want to see!

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Shyamon Jayasinghe, a former citizen of Sri Lanka, now living in Victoria, Australia, writing to Daily FT in a Guest Column article has given an old college try at the President of Sri Lanka by announcing about a cloaked portentous writing on the wal


Modi celebrates birthday whilst making India strong – Lesson for SL

Thursday, 20 September 2018

The Indian Prime Minister celebrated his birthday earlier this week in the backdrop of India growing at a blistering performance of 7.1%. The January-March quarter saw the highest GDP growth in the last seven quarters with India becoming the sixth la


Maximum Residue Level: Dilemma of agricultural product exporters in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Due to increased emphasis on consumer health, majority of developed countries such as EU, Japan and the US insist on MRL testing of food items which has to be done by the exporter. The Codex Alimentarius Commission which is an inter-governmental bod


Columnists More