Ambassador Holger Seubert presented his Letter of Credence to H.E President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Sri Lanka.
Following the credentials ceremony, which took place at the President’s House on September 30th, Ambassador Seubert and President Rajapaksa discussed areas of mutual interest.
The President particularly lauded Germany’s support in the field of vocational training and acknowledged German-Sri Lankan bilateral relations, in particular regarding trade and investment. The Ambassador pointed out that bilateral trade between Germany and Sri Lanka significantly favors Sri Lanka (high export surplus) and offered German expertise and support in the fields of renewable energies and tourism promotion. These proposals were well received by H.E. the President.