Heads of Missions appointed to Sri Lanka Missions abroad

Heads of Missions appointed to Sri Lanka Missions abroad

President Mahinda Rajapaksa recently appointed several Heads of Missions who are due to take up their overseas assignments shortly.

Among them are senior Foreign Service Officers and other distinguished personalities from various fields and services.

The details are as follows:

List of New Heads of Missions

Admiral Tissara Samarasinghe -  High Commissioner-designate - Australia

Mr. A. L. A. Azeez     - Ambassador-designate - Austria

Mr. B.G.R. Uyangoda - Ambassador-designate - China

Mr. Sarath Kongahage  -  Ambassador-designate - Germany

Mr. Asitha Perera  -  Ambassador-designate -Italy

Mr. T. Raveenthiran - High Commissioner-designate - Kenya

Mr. W. W. T. Wijeratne -  Ambassador-designate -  South Korea

Mr. C.A.H.M. Wijeratne - Ambassador-designate - Kuwait

Mr. M.R. Gunaratna - Ambassador-designate - Lebanon

Mr. Kalyananda Godage - High Commissioner-designate - Malaysia

Mr. H. R. Piyasiri - Ambassador-designate - Myanmar

Mr. M.A.K. Girihagama  -  Ambassador-designate - Oman

Mr. M.J. Palipane - Ambassador-designate - Qatar

Mrs. Ferial Ismail Ashraff - High Commissioner-designate - Singapore

Mr. Oshadi Alahapperuma -  Ambassador-designate - Sweden

General Shantha Kottegoda -  Ambassador-designate - Thailand

Mr. Buddhi Athauda - Ambassador-designate - The Netherlands

In addition, Dr. S. Hector Weerasinghe has been appointed as the Consul General to Los Angeles, while Mr. Pradeep Jayawadane will take over as the Consul General in Frankfurt.


Ministry of External Affairs

3rd June 2011

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