The Director of SAARC Cultural Centre Sri Lanka, Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake paid a courtesy call on High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat on September 27, 2018.
The High Commissioner and Director SAARC Cultural Centre had a comprehensive discussions on a number of matters related to cultural centre and future activities.
The High Commissioner congratulated Ms. Ekanayake on her appointment as the new Director of SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC). He underlined the importance of strengthening the SAARC mechanism and ensured Pakistan’s support to the endeavours of the SCC for promotion of regional unity through cultural integration. He lauded the Centre’s efforts towards preservation, conservation and protection of South Asia’s cultural heritage within the framework of the SAARC Agenda for Culture.
Ms. Ekanayake briefed the High Commissioner on the overall activities of SAARC Cultural Centre and assured that the SCC will continue to develop and promote cultural activities within the region through innovative concepts keeping in view the values of SAARC region.
Mementos were also exchanged during the meeting.