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Canadian commissioner allowed to meet the President
Two high commissioners newly appointed for Sri Lanka handed over their official papers to President Rajpaaksa today at the President's office.

Ms.Shelly Whiting has been appointed as the new Canadian high commissioner and Mr. Kumar Singha has been appointed as the new Indian high commissioner.

Canada had nominated Ms. Whiting as the high commissioner 3 months ago.

But the SL Govt had not given her a chance to hand over the papers of the office.

Meanwhile, the new Indian high commissioner met the defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today at the ministry premises.
Ministry sources say that important matters regarding the current situation was discussed.