Austin named envoy to India

22 July 2018 07:40 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has been nominated as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in New Delhi by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Fernando held a number of posts in the public sector before being appointed as Secretary to the President.

The Parliament Committee on High Posts is to examine the suitability of a number of individuals including Fernando who had been nominated as High Commissioners of several countries.

Miss N.M.A. Gunasekera and Anuruddha Kumara Mallikarachchi have also nominated for the post of Sri Lankan High Commissioners for the United Kingdom and South Africa.

  Comments - 4

  • Ceylon Sunday, 22 July 2018 01:46 PM

    failed sirisena is appointing all other failers to high positions.

    Haramanis Sunday, 22 July 2018 05:49 PM

    Sri Lanka being set up for full hand over to India - one step more than we did with the LTTE

    Be Fair Monday, 23 July 2018 07:59 AM

    Don't take the position, you are retired right?

    Premawathie Monday, 23 July 2018 04:04 PM

    Very strong smell of fish, no?

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