The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, with the participation of its staff, conducted a special ceremony at the Mission premises on 4th January 2016, to commence the new work year.
During the event, after the lighting of the oil lamp and the singing of the national anthem, the Mission staff took the Oath of Public Service to affirm their commitment to serving the people. Deputy Permanent Representative and Charge d’Affaires H.E. Mr. Sabarullah Khan delivered a brief speech, reaffirming the commitment and unwavering contributions of the staff in all efforts to be undertaken during this year so that the needs of the Sri Lankan community and Sri Lanka as a whole are duly met.
The ceremony was concluded with a traditional Sri Lankan breakfast.