Sri Lanka Foreign Affairs Ministry opens second regional consular office
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will open its second regional consular office in southern Matara on Friday, 15 February 2019. This is a part of initiatives to take consular services to the people, without them having to travel to Colombo.
Consular services to be extended to the public would include attestation of birth, marriage and death certificates, and educational and other legal documents for use abroad, a statement said.
They also include extending assistance to family members of Sri Lankans stranded abroad, facilitation of redress and compensation claims of families of migrant workers, and repatriation of human remains from abroad.
The Regional Consular Office is located at No.391, Anagarika Darmapala Mawatha, Matara.
A regional Consular Office has been functioning in Jaffna since 26 January 2017.