East Asia Division

East Asia Division

East Asia Division is responsible for maintaining bilateral relations with countries in the East Asian region; Australia, China, Japan, Mongolia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and a section of the Pacific Islands; Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

Sri Lanka has established 06 Diplomatic Missions and Posts in the region.

Additionally, the Division is entrusted with the task of maintaining relations with regional organizations such as Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Bali Process.

Points of Contact

Director General

Name: Mr. M.H.M.N. Bandara
Telephone: +94 112 324 665
Email : dgeast(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Sachini Dias
Telephone: +94 112 325 412
E-mail: sachini.dias(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Nipuni Samarasinghe
Telephone: +94 112 347 417
E-mail: nipuni.samarasinghe(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Dinithi Weerasena
Telephone: +94 112 325 412
E-mail: dinithi.weerasena(at)mfa.gov.lk

Head of Branch

Name: Ms. M.M.D.M. Karunaratne
Telephone: +94 112 321 261
E-mail: eastasia(at)mfa.gov.lk