The High Commission with the participation of all Staff, conducted a special ceremony to commemorate the New Work Year on 1st January 2019.
The commencement of work began with the hoisting of the National Flag, followed by the singing of the National Anthem and the lighting of the traditional oil lamp by His Excellency A. J. M. Muzammil, High Commissioner and Staff. Two minutes silence was observed to commemorate the war heroes and others who sacrificed their lives on behalf of our motherland.
The High Commission Staff took an Oath of Public Service to affirm their commitment to serve the people.
His Excellency A. J. M. Muzammil, High Commissioner address the gathering recalling the achievements during the past year and called on everyone to reinforce the dedication in fulfilling its work in order to meet the needs of the Sri Lankan community and also to further promote the close relations with Malaysia.
The Official Ceremony concluded with a traditional Sri Lankan breakfast which included kiribath and sweetmeats.