Mohan Peiris appointed Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York

The Sri Lankan government has appointed Dr. Mohan Peiris, a former Chief Justice and President’s Counsel, as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, USA, local media reported

Sep 21, 2020
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The Sri Lankan government has appointed Dr. Mohan Peiris, a former Chief Justice and President’s Counsel, as the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York, USA, local media reported.

The Feign Relations Ministry sources say as the current Permanent Representative Kshenuka Seneviratne, a senior official in the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, has been recalled to the Ministry of External Affairs from October, Mohan Peiris has been nominated for the vacant post.

The former Chief Justice’s name has now been referred to the Parliamentary Committee on High Posts for approval and Mohan Peiris will assume duties as soon as the approval is received, the sources said.

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