The Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Lapo Baroncelli as the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka to Florence, Italy (with consular jurisdiction over the Tuscany region).
Ambassador Jagath Wellawatte handed over the Commission of Appointment duly signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka to Lapo Baroncelli on 08 June 2023 at the Embassy.
There are around 8000 Sri Lankans living in the Tuscany region and the Honorary Consul will provide consular assistance and services to them.
The Honorary Consul will also assist and support the Sri Lankan Embassy in Rome to promote economic, business, tourism and cultural relations in the Tuscany region of Italy.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
26 June 2023