PRESS RELEASE: Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Trine Jøranli Eskedal visits Kandy

Ambassador H.E. Trine Jøranli Eskedal was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA).  - Photo:.
Ambassador H.E. Trine Jøranli Eskedal was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA).

PRESS RELEASE: Norwegian Ambassador H.E. Trine Jøranli Eskedal visited Kandy on 17th and 18th of October. The Ambassador was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), which was established with Norwegian funding ten years ago.

She also visited the Sacred Temple of the Tooth and paid respects to Chief prelate of the Asgiriya chapter Most Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thero, Chief Prelate of the Malwatta chapter Most Venerable Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Mahanayake Thero, and the Bishop of Kandy His Lordship Joseph Vianney Fernando.

 

The Ambassador also called on Hon. Governor Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon and met with the Mayor His Worship Kesara Senanayake, and representatives of Young Mens Muslim Association (YMMA).

 

During her visit, Ambassador Eskedal visited a number of home gardens in Galaha area, which receive technical assistance from Caritas Sri Lanka, an organization supported by Caritas Norway.