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Dayan assumes duties as Ambassador to Russia

2018-09-04 17:03:32
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Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka, who was appointed as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation, has assumed duties on Monday, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said today.

It said M.M. Jaffeer assumed duties as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Federative Republic of Brazil on August 31.

“Mr. Jaffeer who is a career diplomat, has previously served as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Vietnam, Austria and Norway,” the ministry said.

Meanwhile, Ms. N.M.D.A. Gunasekera has been appointed as the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom.

Ms. Gunasekera, a career diplomat, presently serves as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea. She is expected to take up her assignment shortly.

Mr. C.A.H.M. Wijeratne has been appointed as the Ambassador to the Republic of Poland.
Mr. Wijeratne, a career diplomat, has previously served as the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Kuwait.

Meanwhile, Ms. S.S. Premawardhane, a career diplomat, has been appointed as the Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.


  Comments - 11

  • Gamini Tuesday, 4 September 2018 17:10

    Dayan Jayatilake has been appointed as Ambassador to Russia. Isn't it a disgrace to UNP? Don't UNP has a say in these matters?

    Reply : 4       59

    Sumal Wednesday, 5 September 2018 09:04

    It is a disgrace to Dayan himself. What a shameful person

    Reply : 2       28

    Joker of UN Tuesday, 4 September 2018 17:28

    Aha Govt.got rid of another communalist.

    Reply : 4       46

    Nadi Karunaratne Tuesday, 4 September 2018 17:43

    How much is it costing the taxpayer to keep this imaginary intellectual out of the way?

    Reply : 4       53

    Buddhi Perera Tuesday, 4 September 2018 18:44

    Dayan is a good choice. Hope he will work for the country keeping aside his other loyalties - especially Rajapakses

    Reply : 49       13

    Gayan Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:52

    Good choise.

    Reply : 47       8

    jaypee Wednesday, 5 September 2018 08:26

    All quarrels last until the rice is cooked?

    Reply : 0       6

    Buddhist Wednesday, 5 September 2018 08:46

    When Dayan stabs President on the back I will write " I SAID SO".

    Reply : 0       17

    CTIZEN Wednesday, 5 September 2018 09:04

    His appointment is the result of the secret deal to save Gota! The purpose he is sent to suppress all evidence of corrupt deals by Udayanga, which now before Court. The secret deal is basically "You scratch my back; I scratch your back!"

    Reply : 1       21

    Tom Wednesday, 5 September 2018 09:20

    A political henchman during Mahinda's era.. Now under My3's sarong.. what a disgrace to this govt and what a shameful person he is to take up that position after all the criticisms he made initially...

    Reply : 0       21

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 5 September 2018 11:02

    Look at it like this, if Dayan does not use influence and get a posting in Russia where can he find a job using his credentials, competencies

    Reply : 1       6

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