The staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in the United Kingdom commenced work for the year 2022
The staff of the Sri Lanka High Commission in the United Kingdom commenced work for the year 2022 by organising a special programme at the High Commission premises.
The programme commenced with the singing of the National Anthem by the staff of the High Commission and observing two minutes’ silence to commemorate war heroes and those who sacrificed their lives on behalf of the Motherland. This was followed by affirming the Public Servants’ Oath.
High Commissioner Saroja Sirisena in her remarks thanked the staff for the cooperation and support extended to achieve the objectives of the High Commission during the past challenging year. She also highlighted the importance of upholding the highest standards of integrity and commitment to discharge duties towards the benefit of all Sri Lankans.
The programme ended with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp and partaking in a traditional breakfast to celebrate the dawn of the New Year.
Following the Programme, the High Commissioner and the Diplomatic Officers paid homage at the London Buddhist Vihara where the Chief Incumbent of the London Buddhist Vihara and the Chief Sangha Nayake of Great Britain, the Most Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Nayake Thero invoked blessings on the staff of the High Commission to carry out duties successfully.
Sri Lanka High Commission
03 January 2022