Sri Lanka – Egypt Parliamentary Friendship Association Holds Inaugural Meeting in Parliament
January 06, Colombo (LNW): The Sri Lanka – Egypt Parliamentary Friendship Association (PFA) for the Ninth Parliament convened its inaugural meeting in Parliament, presided over by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana. During the session, Deputy Speaker Ajith Rajapakse was nominated by MP Mohamed Muzammil for the role of Secretary, a proposal confirmed by MP Madhura Withanage.
Geetha Kumarasinghe, the State Minister of Women and Child Affairs, assumed the position of President of the Sri Lanka – Egypt PFA.
MP Madhura Withanage, MP Hector Appuhami, and MP Aravinda Kumar were appointed as Vice Presidents of the Friendship Association, while MP Karunadasa Kodithuwakku took on the role of Assistant Secretary. MP Mohomad Muzammil was entrusted with the Treasurer position for the Sri Lanka – Egypt PFA.
Expressing his sentiments, Deputy Speaker Ajith Rajapakse highlighted the longstanding ties between Sri Lanka and Egypt, dating back to ancient times. He expressed his satisfaction at assuming this responsibility, marking 66 years since the commencement of diplomatic relations between the two nations.