- SL embassy in China asked to contact Chinese manufacturer
Sri Lanka yesterday reacted strongly to the advertising of its national flag as a doormat.
Responding to social media reports regarding a “Sri Lanka Flag Non-Slip Doormat” which is being advertised for online purchase on the Amazon website, Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage informed the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing to contact the manufacturer concerned in China.
Besides, he has brought to the attention of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo, the advertising of Sri Lanka’s national flag as a doormat. The Sri Lanka Embassy in Washington D.C has also been instructed to follow up on the matter with the advertising platform Amazon.