List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats

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This is a list of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats, who have been appointed by Government of Sri Lanka as Ambassadors and High Commissioners, but are not Career diplomats by profession, meaning they are not from the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, but are from different professions and politicians.[1]

Academics[edit]

Architects[edit]

Business[edit]

Civil servants[edit]

Economists[edit]

  • Gamani Corea - Ambassador to the EEC, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands
  • Lal Jayawardena - High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ambassador to the Benelux countries

Filmmakers[edit]

Journalists[edit]

  • Ernest Corea - Ambassador to USA; High Commissioner to Canada
  • Dayan Jayatilleka - Permanent Representative to United Nations (Geneva); Consul General for Switzerland; Ambassador to France and UNESCO

Judges[edit]

Lawyers[edit]

Physicians[edit]

  • M. V. P. Peiris - Ambassador to Soviet Union and High Commissioner to United Kingdom (note: also listed in "Senators")

Military officers[edit]

Army[edit]

Navy[edit]

Air Force[edit]

Policemen[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Governors general
Senators
  • Razik Fareed, Kt, OBE, JP, UM- High Commissioner to Pakistan
  • Stanley Kalpage - High Commissioner to India and Ambassador / Permanent Representative to United Nations in New York
  • Reggie Perera - Ambassador to Egypt
  • Lalitha Rajapakse - Ambassador to France and High Commissioner to United Kingdom
  • Arthur Ranasinha - Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to FAO
  • A. F. Wijemanne - Ambassador to Italy and Permanent Representative to FAO
  • Edwin Wijeyeratne - High Commissioner to United Kingdom and India
State and legislative councilors
Parliamentarians
Mayors
  • Omar Kamil - Ambassador to Iran, accredited to Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.

UN officials[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]