New Sri Lankan envoys receive appointment letters from the President

June 02, Colombo: The newly-appointed Sri Lankan Ambassadors and High Commissioners to overseas missions received their appointment letters from the President, Mahinda Rajapaksa today at the Temple Trees.

Former Navy Commander retired Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe appointed as the High Commissioner to Australia and Ms. Ferial Ashraff as the Ambassador to Singapore were among the new diplomats.

Acting Foreign Minister Niyomal Perera, Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga and the Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Karunatilaka Amunugama were also present at the event.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

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