Rajakaruna Ambassador Designate for Bahrain to present credentials credentials today
Ambassador designate R.K.M.A Rajakaruna is already in Bahrain and he will be presenting credential to the King of Bahrain His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa this afternoon.
Rajakaruna, Ambassador designate earlier served as the Deputy High Commissioner for Chennai for a period of one year, succeeding Ambassador V. Krishnamoorthy.
In Bahrain Rajakaruna is making arrangements to open up the new Sri Lankan Embassy in Manama.
According to a report, the new Sri Lanka Mission will be located opposite the Japanese Embassy in Zinj, said Sri Lankan honorary consul-general P B Higgoda.
Migrant Workers Protection Society officials have long campaigned for a diplomatic mission to be set up in Bahrain, saying there were not enough people to cope with the number of cases.
Reports also reveals that there are more than 15,000 Sri Lankans migrant workers in Bahrain out of which 3,000 are domestic workers.
- Asian Tribune -