Sri Lankan ambassador to the US – Ravinatha Aryasinha is to return to Sri Lanka following his retirement from public service
In a Tweet he had thanked everyone as follows :
Ambassador Aryasinha’s retirement comes just 09 months after he was appointed as the Sri Lankan ambassador to the US in Dec. 2020.
Prior to his posting as the Ambassador to the US, Ravinatha Aryasinha was the Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka serving close to 2 years, under 3 political administrations.
Previously, he served as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union (2008- 2012) and as the Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva and Consul General of Sri Lanka to Switzerland (2012-2018), while being concurrently accredited as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Holy See.
He has also served in the USA from 2002-2006, the latter period as Deputy Chief of Mission with Ambassador Rank, and from 1989-1991 as Second Secretary at the Sri Lanka High Commission in India.