Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan government confirms two new diplomatic posts
Sun, Jul 22, 2018, 09:42 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saturday announced the appointment of two new diplomatic posts.

Prof. Arusha Cooray has been appointed as the next Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Norway. She is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Prof. Cooray is an academic specializing in Economics.

Former Minister Nandimithra Ekanayake has been appointed as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. He assumed duties on 20 July 2018. Previously, Mr. Ekanayake has served as a Cabinet Minister, Provincial Chief Minister and a Member of Parliament.

Meanwhile, media reports said former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has been appointed as the High Commissioner to India. However, there was no official confirmation of the appointment.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Central Bank of Sri Lanka hold its 11th International Research Conference
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliament passes motion to show confidence in ousted Prime Minister
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court to hear appeal against Interim Order on Mahinda Rajapaksa & Cabinet on December 14th
Sri Lanka's Appeal Court postpones hearing Quo Warranto against Mahinda Rajapaksa and cabinet until January
Bank of Ceylon launches World MasterCard to offer world class benefits
UNP to present motion today to show confidence in Ranil Wickremesinghe to function as Prime Minister
Estate sector workers to end strike from today after President's intervention
Railway unions threaten to launch strike on December 26
Sri Lanka's ousted PM challenged in court on his parliamentary membership
Sri Lankan Navy accused of chasing away over 3000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from island waters

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.