Ocean Affairs, Environment and Climate Change Division

Ocean Affairs, Environment And Climate Change Division

The Ocean Affairs, Environment & Climate Change Division is mandated with promotion, coordination and coherence of Sri Lanka’s international engagements related to ocean affairs, environment and climate change and provides foreign policy perspective on the same to relevant government ministries and line agencies.

Further, the Division promotes Sri Lanka’s role in international, regional, and sub-regional organizations within the spheres of ocean affairs, environment and climate change, to strengthen the objectives of those organizations and pursue Sri Lanka’s image as a bridge builder, thereby enhancing dividends for the country’s interests.

Within its mandate, the Division coordinates projects and initiatives to increase Sri Lanka’s overall interaction with foreign countries, organizations and other related entities in Sri Lanka in promoting Sri Lanka as a platform for interactive dialogues/ conferences/ workshops in close collaboration with all stakeholders.

Points of Contact

Director General

Name: Ms. Hasanthi Dissanayake
Telephone:+94 112 458 276

Fax :+94 112 446 091
Email: hasanthi.dissanayake(at)mfa.gov.lk

Assistant Director

Name: Mr. P.M.M.M. Premathilaka

Fax: +94 112 446 091














Deputy Director

Name: Ms. Naduni Hasintha
Telephone:+94 112 445 729

Fax: +94 112 446 091

Head of Branch

Name: Ms. U.H.D. Mekala
Telephone:+94 117 445 641 / +94 117 445 641

Assistant Director

Name: Ms. W.I. Weerasinghe
Telephone:+94 112 445 729

Fax: +94 112 446 091

Personal Assistant to DG

Name: Ms. K.M. Ramani
Telephone: +94 112 458 277