Chanaka Kurera appointed as the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka for Montreal, Quebec

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Chanaka Kurera has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Commission of Appointment of the new Honorary Consul was ceremonially handed over by Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Canada Anzul Banu Jhan to Chanaka Kurera on 04 January 2024 at the High Commission in Ottawa.

Briefing on the functions and duties of the Honorary Consul, the Acting High Commissioner stated that the role of the Honorary Consul in the modern context goes beyond consular related assistance, and he would be expected to assist the High Commission in promoting the interests of Sri Lanka including in promotion of tourism, trade and investment. Honorary Consul Kurera informed that he is already in contact with the Sri Lankan community in Quebec and is looking forward to   work on identified priority areas under the guidance of the High Commission.

The office of the Honorary Consul is based in Montreal, Quebec and he could be reached on +1-514-963-5140 or [email protected]

Honorary Consul Kurera is the Co-founder, President and CEO of Cha’s Organics, Regenerative Organic Lanka Foundation (Guarantee) Ltd and Pearl Garden Mills (Pvt) Ltd.  His company has won Canadian Grocer Sustainability Award, West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce Accolades Award and Canada Organic Trade Association Organic Innovator of the year.

He is an old boy of Maris Stella College, Negombo.

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