Europe and Central Asia, European Union & Commonwealth Division

Europe And Central Asia, European Union & Commonwealth Division

Europe and Central Asia Division cover Sri Lanka’s bilateral relations with countries in Europe (European Union (EU) the Member States and non-member States) and Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). These countries include (28 EU Member States) Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland,France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK; and (Non- EU Member States) Albania, Andorra, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Holy See, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. The CIS and other countries include the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

The Desk works closely with Sri Lanka’s 14 resident Missions and 2 Consulates and through concurrent diplomatic accreditation covers countries with out any resident Missions, to promote Sri Lanka’s bilateral relations in the region.

Points of Contact

Director General

Name: Ms. Dhammika Semasinghe
Telephone:+94 112 389 413
Email: dhammika.semasinghe(at)

Director (Actg.)

Name: Mr. Maxwell Keegel
Telephone: +94 112 473 942
Email :

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. Thakshila Arnolda
Telephone: +94 112 470 276
Email: thakshila.arnolda(at)

Head of Branch

Name: Ms. Inoka Siriwardana
Telephone: +94 112 445 946
Email: west(at)

Personal Assistant to DG

Name: Ms. H.L.S.A. Nanayakkara
Telephone: +94 112 389 413