Ambassador of Sri Lanka, H.E. Ms. Yasoja Gunasekera joined with a number of other foreign Ambassadors who attended the Sail Nias Opening Ceremony in North Sumatra Province on 13- 15 September 2019 on the invitation of the Government of Indonesia. Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs, Luhut Panjaitan representing President Joko Widodo opened the event
The Sri Lanka Ambassador enjoyed her visit to Nias , saying that Nias Island represents Indonesia’s natural of beauty and its rich cultural diversity.
The foreign visitors were taken to the museum Pusaka Nias to learn about the rich history of Nias and enjoyed stone jumping, a really unique experience.
A particularly special experience was the warm welcome received by a traditional village and being treated to a generous meal of local agricultural products, straight from their neighbor fields.