Ambassador M Rizvi Hassen greeted His Excellency Rece Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey when he attended the  ceremony of 96th Republic Day of Turkey on 29th October  2019 held at Presidential complex  in Ankara. Ambassador conveyed greetings of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka when Ambassador met President Erdogan as well.  Ambassador and the Spouse also attended the official reception held on the same day evening at the Presidential complex. A large number comprising of Cabinet of Ministers, Parliamentarians, senior government and Military officials, diplomatic corp attended at the ceremony.