Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia

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Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia
Emblem of Sri Lanka.svg
Incumbent
[Dr.Saman Weerasinghe]
Style His Excellency
Appointer Maithripala Sirisena
Inaugural holder Gunapala Piyasena Malalasekera
as Ceylonese Ambassador to the Soviet Union
Formation 1991
1957 as Ceylonese Ambassador to the Soviet Union
Website Embassy of Sri Lanka, Russia

The Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia is the Sri Lankan envoy to Russia. The Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia is concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.[1]

Ambassadors[edit]

Ambassador to the Soviet Union[edit]

Ambassadors Start of Term End of Term Head of State/Government
Gunapala Piyasena Malalasekera 1957 1961
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
Wijeyananda Dahanayake
Dudley Senanayake
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Tikiri Banda Subasinghe 1961 1965 Sirimavo Bandaranaike
B. F. Perera 1965 1968
Dudley Senanayake
M. V. P. Peiris 1968 1969
J. C. T. Kotelawala 1969 1970
Dudley Senanayake
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
C. D. S. Siriwardene 1970 1974
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
C. E. S. Weeratunge 1974 1976
Walter Jayawardene 1977 1978
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Junius Richard Jayewardene
R. C. A. Johnpulle 1978 1982
Junius Richard Jayewardene
Neville Kanakaratne 1982 1987
Rodney Vandergert 1987 1991
Junius Richard Jayewardene
Ranasinghe Premadasa

Ambassador to Russia[edit]

Ambassadors Start of Term End of Term Head of State
Nissanka Wijeyeratne 1991 1994
Ranasinghe Premadasa
Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
N. M. M. I. Hussain 1995 1998
Chandrika Kumaratunga
N. Sikkander 1998 2002
U. B. Wijekoon 2003 2004
Neville Ranasuriya 2005 2006
Chandrika Kumaratunga
Mahinda Rajapaksa
Udayanga Weeratunga 2006 28 February 2015 Mahinda Rajapaksa
Saman Weerasinghe 7 September 2015 Maithripala Sirisena

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Moscow, Russia". Ministry of External Affairs. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 

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