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HPC approves names of Eva Wanasundara, Nalin de Silva

25 January 2020 02:31 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Parliamentary High Post Committee (HPC) is reported to have cleared former Supreme Court Judge Eva Wanasundara as the Sri Lankan ambassador to France and Dr. Nalin de Silva as the envoy to Myanmar.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa handpicked them as ambassadors earlier. The Committee, chaired by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and represented by MPs from the government and the opposition, interviewed them on Wednesday with the Foreign Relations Ministry now having to refer their names to the authorities of the two countries.

The government has recalled all politically appointed heads of Sri Lanka’s overseas missions. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 4

  • Dam Saturday, 25 January 2020 03:38 PM

    Yes who will say NO to Rajapakse's

    Godaya Saturday, 25 January 2020 04:42 PM

    Bloody waste of intellect ..people like prof nalin belongs in think tanks or policy planning. Not sitting as an ambassador with a country where relationships are warm and calm at best

    Max Saturday, 25 January 2020 04:43 PM

    Two great individuals that deserve the postings.

    Asoka Kuruppu Sunday, 26 January 2020 09:14 AM

    What about Palitha Kohonna Tamara to UN

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