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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,...
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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|