JOINT FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE
FOREIGN MINISTRY OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE FEDERATION OF SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
ON 22 MARCH 2021
ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN
SRI LANKA AND SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
The Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Government of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in accordance with the interests and desires of the peoples of both countries have decided to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries with effect from 22 March 2021.
The establishment of diplomatic relations were formally done through signing of a Joint Communiqué by H.E. Mr. Mohan Pieris, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations and H.E. Mr. Ian McDonald Liburd, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the United Nations on 22 March 2021 in New York.
Both Governments have agreed to further augment the existing friendly relations and cooperation in the political, socio-economic and cultural fields, for the mutual benefit of the two countries, based on the principles of mutual respect of both countries’ sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Foreign Ministry of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis