Roshani and Niroshani Leanage were awarded the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters
(“Chevalier des Arts et Lettres” in French)
Recognized in the Knight of the Order of ‘Arts and letters by the French Government
The French Government recently awarded the rank of Chevalier (knight) in the order of “Arts et Lettres” to Roshani Leanage and Niroshani Leanage, two pioneering personalities in the local fashion industry. On 24 January 2022, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives H.E. Mr. Eric Laveru awarded Roshani Leanage and Niroshani Leanage with the insignia of Knight of the Orders of Arts and Letters in a ceremony held at the French Residence for their constant devotion to the cause of bilateral relations between France and Sri Lanka. Both of them were bestowed with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier des Arts et Lettres in French) in recognition of their creations in the artistic field as well as the contribution made to the influence of French culture in the world.