Harim Peiris appointed as Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affair Mangala Samaraweera. He has received his official letter of appointment from Minister Samaraweera yesterday.
He is also Sri Lanka’s Point of Contact for the Open Government Partnership (OGP).
Mr. Peiris has previously held a variety of senior official positions, most recently as the Chairman of the Resettlement Authority and a Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Office of National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR). He has also served as Presidential Spokesman, Chairman of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and as Director General of Rehabilitation and Reconciliation.