Prof. Janitha Liyanage has been appointed as the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia. In addition, Harsha Kumara Navaratna has been appointed as the Sri Lankan High Commissioner for Canada.
President Rajapaksa has issued credentials with regard to these appointments. The two have reportedly left for each country.
Meanwhile, the appointment of Dr. Jagath Wellawatte as Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Australia is reportedly being halted, as per a government’s decision.