Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, It has been an honour and indeed a privilege to welcome to Sri Lanka the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Honourable Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. The visit is significant as this is the very first visit by a Foreign Minister of...
Today, June 7th, the Cabinet of Ministers approved draft legislation enabling the issuance of Certificates of Absence. The draft legislation which involves an amendment to the Registration of Deaths (Temporary Provisions) Act, No. 19 of 2010 will now be...
Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the WTO in Geneva Ambassador R.D.S. Kumararatne has presented to Mr. Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of WTO the Instrument of Acceptance of the Protocol on...
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne on Tuesday (24 May 2016) drew the attention of the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting in Geneva to the recent floods...
About 400,000 people have been displaced while many have lost their lives following severe flooding over the last few days throughout the Island affecting 22 out of the 25 districts in Sri Lanka....
Policy Development Office (PDO) of the Prime Minister’s Office is hosting a website about rural “polas”/village fairs. The “pola” or “santhai” is a weekly village market that plays an important...
List of former Ambassadors/Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in Geneva
|Ms. Tamara Kunanayakam||August 2011 – June 2012|
|Mrs. Kshenuka Seneviratne||November 2009 – August 2011|
|Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka||June 2007 – October 2009|
|Mrs. Sarala Fernando||January 2004 – May 2007|
|Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam||January 2001 - December 2003|
|Mr. H.M.G.S. Palihakkara||December 1997 - December 2000|
|Mr. B.A.B. Gunatilleke||July 1992 – November 1997|
|Dr. W. Rasaputram|
|Mr. D. E. N. Rodrigo|
|Mr. Jayantha Bandara Dhanapala|
|Mr. Alexander Tissa Jayakoddy|
|Mr. Ignatius Benedict Fonseka|
|Mr. W S L de Alwis|
|Mr. A Pathmarajah|
|Mr. Y R Yogasunderam|
|Mr. R C S Koelmeyer||23 June 1965 -|