9 New Envoys appointed


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Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (24) confirmed the appointments of new Envoys to nine countries.

The nine nominees have also received the clearance of the Parliamentary Committee on High Posts.

Ministry Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne stated that nine countries have approved the Government's nominees.

Following are the appointments:

 

  • Former Chief of Defence Staff General Jagath Jayasuriya (Retd) as Ambassador to Brazil
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service Y. K. A. Rohanajith as Ambassador to Iran
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service P. Selvaraj as Ambassador to Israel
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service A. M. J. Sadiq as Ambassador to the Netherlands
  • Former Sri Lanka Army Commander General R. M. Daya Ratnayake (Retd) as High Commissioner to Pakistan
  • Senior Professor Dr. W. M. Karunadasa as Ambassador to Qatar
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service Mrs. R. D. Rajapakse as Ambassador to Sweden
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service and former Foreign Secretary Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne as Ambassador to Thailand
  • Member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service Mrs. S. H. U. Dissanayake as Ambassador to Vietnam

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