Andre Fernando appointed as the honorary consul of Bulgaria | Daily News

Andre Fernando appointed as the honorary consul of Bulgaria

The appointment handed over by the Foreign Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena to Andre Fernando.
The appointment handed over by the Foreign Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena to Andre Fernando.

Managing Director MAC Holdings Private Limited, Andre Fernando, was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Bulgaria to Sri Lanka effective from March 18, 2021. The same has been gazetted on April 1, 2021.

This appointment was announced by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and was handed over by the Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.

In a statement as Honorary Consul of Bulgaria, Fernando said that he would provide leadership in the promotion of trade, economic cooperation and friendship between the two countries. He will help facilitate investments, trade, cultural tie-ups, and services. Fernando shall help build strong cultural and strategic bilateral relations between Bulgaria and Sri Lanka.

An alumnus of both St Peter’s & St Joseph’s, Fernando, is a well-known corporate figure, and a 30-year veteran of the domestic and international logistics, aviation and maritime industry, who has served as a Chairman/Managing Director and has held senior leadership positions at renowned global logistics companies and airlines. His experience covers many international markets.

His industry experience has been recognized by several industry organizations to drive progress in many challenging environments.

Bulgarian Consulate in Sri Lanka will run an inclusive range of consular services to locals, Bulgarians, and international citizens in Sri Lanka.