The Honorary Consul to Slovenia in Sri Lanka, Sanath Ukwatte, was made Honorary Consul-General to Slovenia by the Slovenian Government yesterday, a move which acknowledges his immense contribution to strengthening democratic relations between the two countries.
Ukwatte was awarded the title at the Slovenian National Day celebrations, which were held last night at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.
Newly appointed Honorary Consul-General to Slovenia Sanath Ukwatte (right) receives the appointment letter from Slovenian Ambassador Darja Bavdaz Kuret as Aviation Services Minister Reginald Cooray looks on at the ceremony to celebrate the Slovenia Day last night at Mt. Lavinia Hotel. Kuret also unveiled a Commemorative Plaque to mark the elevation of the Consul for Slovenia in Sri Lanka Sanath Ukwatte to the rank of Consul General– Pic by Upul Abayasekara