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Foreign Ministry to open a Regional Consular Office in Kandy


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Foreign Ministry to open a Regional Consular Office in Kandy


Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 10:33 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 05, Colombo: The Foreign Ministry will open a Regional Consular Office in Kandy on Saturday, 06 February 2021 at 2.00 p.m.


The Regional Consular Office set up under the guidance of the Foreign Minister, Dinesh Gunawardena is aimed to give impetus to the National Policy Framework of the Government, ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’ by enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to the public, the Ministry said.


The Regional Consular Office which is located at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Information Technology Center in Gatambe, Peradeniya, will be declared open by Minister Gunawardena in the presence of Foreign Secretary Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage.


The opening of the Consular Office will allow the general public in the Central Province and adjacent areas to obtain a range of consular services, without having to travel to the Consular Affairs Division of the Foreign Ministry in Colombo.


Consular services to be extended to the public would include attestation of birth, marriage and death certificates, educational and other legal documents for their use abroad, extending assistance to family members of Sri Lankans stranded abroad, facilitation of redress and compensation claims of families of migrant workers, and the repatriation of human remains from abroad.



Regional Consular Office of the Foreign Ministry



Address: 2nd Floor, Mahinda Rajapaksa Information Technology Center in Gatambe, Peradeniya, No.1065, Gatambe, Peradeniya.

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Telephone: 00 94 812384410

Email : kandy.consular@mfa.gov.lk






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