The newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman, A.L Sabarullah Khan presented his Letter of Credence to His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik, Sultan of the Sultanate of Oman on 18 October 2022 at Al Barakah Palace, Muscat.
During the audience with His Majesty the Sultan immediately after the presentation of the credentials, the Ambassador conveyed greetings of the President of Sri Lanka. While referring to the cordial relations between Sri Lanka and Oman, the Ambassador extended his gratitude for the continuous support of the Government of Oman to Sri Lanka including recent donation of medical items and affirmed to exert his utmost efforts in promoting the bilateral relations in multiple domains in a manner that serves the joint interests of both the countries.
His Majesty the Sultan welcomed the Ambassador, expressing his thanks for the greetings and best wishes of the President of Sri Lanka.
The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Diwan of Royal Court, Foreign Minister, the Head of the Royal Protocols, the Commander of the Royal Guard of Oman and the Military Aides to His Majesty the Sultan. Ambassador was accompanied by Dilini Abeysekara, Counsellor of the Embassy and his Daughter.
Ambassador Sabarullah Khan is a career diplomat who joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1994. He earlier served in the Sri Lanka Missions in Amman, Bangkok, New Delhi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Abu Dhabi, Chennai and New York in various capacities. He last served as the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Nigeria. In the Foreign Ministry, he served in the Consular, Protocol, Economic Affairs and Political Affairs desks and last held the position of Additional Secretary.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
20 October, 2022