Jul 21, 2018

Austin to head Lankan mission in India! Featured

Mr. Austin Fernando - the former secretary to the president, has been appointed as the next Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India, reports say.
He is to succeed former foreign secretary - Mrs. Chitrangane Wagiswara, whose tenure as the Indian High Commissioner has ended.

Meanwhile, the government has reportedly decided to appoint ambassador to South Korea - Manisha Gunasekera as the new Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK.

It is also said that Aruna Kumara Mallimarachchi is to be appointed to fill the vacant post of High commissioner to South Africa.

These suggestions have already been tabled before the Parliamentary Committee on High Posts.