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Sri Lanka Poland Bilateral Relations

Sri Lanka Poland Bilateral Relations  

Sri Lanka and Poland established diplomatic relations in April, 1957. Sri Lanka's first Ambassador to Poland concurrently accredited with residence in Moscow presented credentials in Warsaw in 1959. The Embassy of Poland established in Colombo at charge d' Affairs level was closed in 1989. A resident Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Embassy was established in Warsaw on 1st July 1999. Prior to July 1999 the Sri Lanka Ambassador in Germany was concurrently accredited to Warsaw. 

The Embassy of Poland in New Delhi is concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka, and Poland has established a honorary Consulate General in Colombo to took after its consular interests in Colombo.

The Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and Minister of Finance visited Sri Lanka in March 1995. A four Member delegation headed by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland paid an official visit to Sri Lanka in June 1995. President Aleksander Kwasniewski visited Sri Lanka from  13-14 March 1999. Prime Minister Marek Belka visited Sri Lanka in January 2005 to donate tsunami assistance.

The Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka visited Warsaw in 2000 to attend the Conference " Towards a Community of Democracies".

Sri Lanka Poland Business Council

The Sri Lanka  Poland Business Council was inaugurated on the 3rd of September 1999 under the auspices of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. This move was inspired by the visit of the Polish President Aleksander Kwasnieski in March 1999 and also by Mr. Ken Balendra , Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Sri Lanka. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Polish Chamber of Commerce and the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce to establish and strengthen bilateral business interests during the visit of the Polish President. Subsequently, three Sub Committees for Tea, Rubber and Coconut were also formed within the Council, to identify and resolve any issues relating to the respective Sectors. The council aspires to facilitate the enhancement and development of trade links with Poland, which comprise mainly of Tea, Rubber and Coconut. The first trade mission to Poland in September 2003 comprised eight delegates from member as well as non-member companies proved a immense success and furthered the Council's main objective- establishing and strengthening trade ties between the two nations

Sri Lanka Romania Bilateral Relations

Diplomatic relation between Sri Lanka and Romania were established on 15th September 1957. Relations were initially maintained at Legation level and raised to Ambassadorial level in 1967. Romania opened a Commercial Office in Colombo in 1963. This was upgraded to as Embassy in 1976 with a charge d' Affaires . The Romanian Mission in Colombo was closed in 1995 but reopened as a Commercial Office in 1998. The Romanian Ambassador in New Delhi in Concurrently accredited to Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw is concurrently accredited to Romania.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka visited to Romania in 1978.


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