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Weliamuna assumes duties in Australia

The newly appointed High Commissioner-designate of Sri Lanka to the Commonwealth of Australia, J.C. Weliamuna assumed duties at the Sri Lanka High Commission, Canberra on August 20. His assumption of duties was marked by a ceremony organised by the staff of the High Commission in keeping with Sri Lankan traditions.

Addressing the staff, the High Commissioner-designate emphasised the need to continue with further strengthening the bilateral political agenda and reinvigoration of trade and business links between the two countries for economic gains.

“Our diaspora representing all ethnic and religious communities of Sri Lanka will be our partners to ensure a brain gain for Sri Lanka. Let us look innovatively to tap the full potential,” he said.

High Commissioner-designate J.C. Weliamuna, President’s Counsel holds a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) from the Colombo University with numerous professional achievements in the areas of Constitutional, Human Rights and International Law.

(Daily News)

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