The newly appointed Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of the Philippines, Mrs. Aruni Ranaraja presented credentials to His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines on Thursday, 5th November 2015. The ceremonies included a honour guard at the Malacañan Palace and wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Dr. Jose P . Rizal , the Philippine National Hero. Hon Albert F. Del Rosario, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Minda Calaguian-Cruz, Assistant Secretary, Office of Asia and Pacific Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs, as well as Senior Officials of the Government of the Philippines were present at the ceremonies.