Sri Lanka committed to work with Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Sri Lanka says it is committed to work with the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).

Ambassador Saroja Sirisena presented Letters of Credence to Dr. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) at the office of the CTBTO in the Vienna International Centre accrediting her as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the CTBTO, the Foreign Ministry said today.

During the interaction, the Permanent Representative commended the extensive work carried out by the CTBTO under the leadership of Dr. Lassina Zerbo to strengthen the technical capacities of the developing world.

Dr. Zerbo appreciated Sri Lanka’s participation to the activities of the CTBTO and invited Sri Lanka to be involved in future activities of the Organization.

Ambassador Sirisena, emphasised the significance of capacity building programmes conducted by the CTBTO, technical cooperation among the Member States and its impact on the developing world.

She highlighted the importance of Sri Lanka’s inclusion in future CTBTO activities and reaffirmed Sri Lanka’s commitment to the work of the Organization.

The ceremony was attended by Mahesh Mahakumarage, Second Secretary, Ms. Asanka Weerasingha, Attaché of the Sri Lanka Mission and Mohammad Darayaei, Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary, CTBTO.

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