At the Annual “Clearing the Path” Gala 2016 organized by The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) of Washington D.C., Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and its handler Lance Corporal Nawarathne of the Sri Lanka Army Engineers Humanitarian Demining Unit, were...
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera called for the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) to move into a new era of dynamism, when he addressed the 16th Council of Ministers Meeting (CoMM) of IORA held on 27th October 2016 in Bali, Indonesia. In his address,...
The permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nation in Geneva celebrated the 69th Anniversary of Independence on 4th February 2017 at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) with...
An International Cooperation Agreement (ICA) to enhance scientific cooperation in High Energy Physics between the scientific community of Sri Lanka and the European Organization for Nuclear...
Switzerland, a co-chair of the UN intergovernmental consultations on the modalities for the process for adoption of the ‘Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration’, has commended the...
On 13 January 2017, the Colombo Process (CP) Member States signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Organization of Migration (IOM), operationalising a self-funding funding mechanism...
List of former Ambassadors/Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in Geneva
Date of Presentation of
Date of relinquishing of
|Ms. Tamara Kunanayakam||9 August 2011||17 July 2012|
|Mrs. Kshenuka Seneviratne||17 November 2009||7 July 2011|
|Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka||6 June 2007||23 Aug 2009|
|Mrs. Sarala Fernando||15 January 2004||30 May 2007|
|Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam||22 January 2001||03 January 2004|
|Mr. H.M.G.S. Palihakkara||8 January 1998||14 January 2001|
|Mr. B.A.B. Gunatilleke||9 July 1992||28 November 1997|
|Dr. W. Rasaputram||28 July 1989||16 June 1992|
|Mr. D. E. N. Rodrigo||17 July 1987||30 June 1989|
|Mr. Jayantha Bandara Dhanapala||5 January 1984||30 June 1987|
|Mr. Alexander Tissa Jayakoddy||29 May 1981||30 December 1983|
|Mr. Ignatius Benedict Fonseka||11 July 1978||16 January 1981|
|Mr. W S L de Alwis||26 November 1974||1 June 1978|
|Mr. A Pathmarajah||2 July 1970||20 August 1974|
|Mr. Y R Yogasunderam||1 December 1967||28 June 1970|
|Mr. R C S Koelmeyer||23 June 1965 -||15 November 1967|