Deputy Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani met with the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Qatar, ASP Liyanage, on the occasion of the end of his tenure and discussed further prosperity in bilateral relations.
Deputy Emir granted the outgoing Ambassador the Decoration of Al Wajbah in recognition of his role in enhancing bilateral relations, wishing him success in his future assignments and further progress and prosperity in bilateral relations, the Peninsula reported.
The Sri Lankan envoy expressed thanks and appreciation to Deputy Emir and to the State’s officials for the cooperation he received during his term in office.
ASP Liyanage said that Sri Lanka has been maintaining very cordial relations with Qatar in many ways.
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani also met the Sri Lankan Ambassador.
President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Liyanage as the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Qatar on March 10, 2017.