AMBASSADOR JALIYA WICKRAMASURIYA ASSUMES DUTIES IN WASHINGTON DC

July 14, 2008 at 5:31 am

Sri Lanka’s new Ambassador to the United States of America Mr. Jaliya Wickramasuriya assumed duties on Monday, July 14th 2008.

Having previously served as the Consul General for Sri Lanka in Los Angeles, California, Ambassador designate, Mr. Jaliya Wickramasuriya was no stranger to the United States.

On Saturday, July 12, 2008, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC held a religious ceremony to welcome the newly arrived Ambassador designate, Mr. Jaliya Wickramasuriya. Multi-religious observances were carried out by dignitaries from Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian communities, who bestowed their blessings upon the Ambassador designate.

Mr. Wickramasuriya is the 15th Ambassador to represent the Government of Sri Lanka in Washington DC since its independence in 1948.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
Washington DC
USA

14 July 2008