Monday, 12th April 2021

14 career diplomats nominations approved

British Asia News Network- AD

Colombo: Sri Lanka maintains 52 Embassies/High Commissions overseas. 14 career diplomats nominated by President has been approved by Parliamentary High Posts Committee.

The appointments are as follows:

K.D. Senewiratne, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York

Rodney M. Perera, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States of America

Grace Asirwatham, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Belgium and the European Union

A.S. Nakandala, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Y.K. Gunasekara, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia

J.A.S.K. Jayasuriya, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand

Pradeepa Saram, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Bahrain

Shobini Gunasekera, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Philippines

Saroja Sirisena, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Austria and Permanent Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

O.L. Ameerajwad, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Oman

M.J.P. Jayesinghe, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United Arab Emirates

Waruna Wilpatha, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Israel

Sashikala Premawardhane, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Singapore

Rizvi Hassen, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Turkey

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