HE Tanja Gonggrijp has presented her credentials

This morning Ambassador Gonggrijp presented her credentials to HE the President of Sri Lanka and is herewith officially in function the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Sri Lanka.

In her message to the President she said: “ Sri Lanka and the Netherlands have enjoyed a long history of friendship. From a mere historical connection, the bilateral relationship has grown over the years. I look forward to continuing the same high level of relationship while trying to further our foreign policy goals; a just, safe and prosperous world. The embassy will continue to contribute to our cooperation in shared cultural heritage, trade investments and knowledge sharing. The Netherlands also values our concerted efforts to empower women to fully take part in Sri Lankan society.“