Kingsley meets EU President
VIENNA: Southern Province Governor Kingsley T. Wickramaratne met
Austrian Foreign Affairs and current European Union President Dr. Ursala
Plassnik at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Vienna, recently.
The Governor presented a brass plaque in appreciation of volunteer
humanitarian services rendered by Austria under the direction of Dr.
Ursala Plassnik, following the tsunami disaster.
The most effective relief and rehabilitation services rendered to Sri
Lanka after the devastating tsunami were from the Austrian Government,
NGOs, Kureir Aid and the Red Cross of Austria.
Dr. Plassnik will open the Ruhunu-Austria University of Tourism and
Hotel Management in Koggala, Galle, funded by the Austrian Government in
The programme was coordinated by Sri Lankan Ambassador in Vienna