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Ambassador Rohan Perera pays farewell call on UN Secretary General Antònio Guterres

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, Dr. Rohan Perera paid a farewell call on the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antònio Guterres on Tuesday, 18th June 2019, as he concludes his term as Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

During the farewell call, the Secretary General took the opportunity to thank Ambassador Perera for the unstinted cooperation he extended to strengthen co-operation between Sri Lanka and the United Nations in diverse fields, particularly in relation to peacebuilding and the sustainable development agenda.

The Secretary General spoke of his several visits to Sri Lanka prior to being Secretary General and recalled the pleasant memories he had of the country.  Ambassador Perera expressed the hope that Secretary General Guterres would find an opportunity to visit Sri Lanka in the future in his capacity as the head of the United Nations.