Five foreign missions get new ambassadors

22 July 2015 06:05 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) today announced the appointment of new ambassadors for five countries - France, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kuwait and Seychelles.

According to the Ministry, A.L.T. Najimudeen has been appointed to Afghanistan, Yasoja Gunasekara to Bangladesh, Thilak Ranaviraja to France, Kandeepan Balasubramaniam to Kuwait and Tikiri Herath Gunathilake to Seychelles.

Speaking at a media briefing, MFA Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne said the appointees would soon commence duties as Parliament has given the approval for the new appointments. (Piyumi Fonseka)

  Comments - 2

  • GusGemba Thursday, 23 July 2015 01:50 AM

    Tikiri mari in Seychelles now?

    Rudolf Thursday, 23 July 2015 01:54 AM

    If Rajapaksas then: Moe Rajapaksa, Larry Rajapaksa, Curly Rajapaksa, Dumbo Rajapaksa

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