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WFP Country Director presents credentials

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena receiving the credentials from WFPCountry Director to Sri Lanka  Aburrahim Siddiqui.
Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena receiving the credentials from WFPCountry Director to Sri Lanka Aburrahim Siddiqui.

World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director to Sri Lanka Aburrahim Siddiqui presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena on May 3 at the Ministry.

The 50th anniversary of the long-standing relationship between the Sri Lanka and the WFP falls in November. Accepting the credentials, Minister Gunawardena said that Brenda Barton, who served previously as Sri Lanka's WFP Country had done an excellent job and Sri Lanka expects similar cooperation from the new Country Director.

The WFP new Country Director to Sri Lanka Siddiqui said that Sri Lanka and the WFP will strengthen the close and friendly relationship of the Government and the WFP.