High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra is the diplomatic mission of Sri Lanka to Australia.[1] The high commission is also accredited to Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.[1] The current high commissioner is Somasundaram Skandakumar. His immediate predecessor was Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe, the former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.[2][3]

High Commission of Sri Lanka in Canberra
MS Dhoni with President FINACT Amardeep Singh and His Excellency Somasundaram Skandakumar (Skandakumar cropped).jpg
His Excellency Somasundaram Skandakumar
LocationCanberra, Australia
Address61 Hampton Circuit, Yarralumla, Canberra ACT 2600
Coordinates35°18′40.70″S 149°06′27.60″E / 35.3113056°S 149.1076667°E / -35.3113056; 149.1076667Coordinates: 35°18′40.70″S 149°06′27.60″E / 35.3113056°S 149.1076667°E / -35.3113056; 149.1076667
High CommissionerSomasundaram Skandakumar
Sri Lankian Embassy open day, Canberra, 2019

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  1. ^ a b "Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Moscow, Russia". Ministry of External Affairs (Sri Lanka). Archived from the original on 17 September 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. ^ Wijedasa, Namini (19 January 2014). "Foreign service or family service?". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). Archived from the original on 18 January 2014.
  3. ^ Abeywickrema, Mandana Ismail (23 January 2011). "The Militarisation Of Sri Lanka's Diplomatic And Administrative Services". The Sunday Leader.

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