Islamabad, December 07, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Colombo based Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka hosted a farewell reception in the honour of the High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Seema Illahi Baloch on Thursday, says a press release received here.
High Commissioners, Ambassadors, Heads of Missions of the International Development Organizations and the Chief of Protocol Ministry of External Affairs Sri Lanka attended the reception.
Seema Ilahi Baloch will be returning to Pakistan after completing her tenure of posting in Sri Lanka. She is a career diplomat and had joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1977.
In his remarks on the occasion, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of Sri Lanka, Dr. Anvar -al-agar said that Seema Ilahi Baloch is a skilled diplomat who has put in her best efforts to promote the interests of her country in a result oriented manner.
The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan thanked the dean and members of the Diplomatic corps for hosting her in an impressive manner. In the conclusion of the ceremony a souvenir was presented by Dean of the Diplomatic Corps of Sri Lanka H.E Dr. Anvar –al-agar to the outgoing High Commissioner.
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