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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
June 26, 2014
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(Formerly SERENDIB, CEYLON)

 

DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
October 29, 1948 EMBASSY OPENED
   
October 29, 1948 G. C. S. Corea, Appt. Amb. E. and P
November 24, 1948 Amb. E. and P.
Sir Claude Corea - July 1, 1952
   
March 2, 1954 R. S.S. Gunewardene, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 10, 1954 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 15, 1961 William Gopallawa, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 7, 1961 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 13, 1963 Merenna Francis de Silva Jayaratne, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
   
April 8, 1963 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 28, 1965 Oliver Weerasinghe, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 1, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 11, 1970 Neville T. D. Kanakaratne, Appt. Amb. E. and P,
September 21, 1970 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 20, 1978 W. S. Karunaratne, Apptd.. Amb. E. and P.
June 5, 1978 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 3, 1981 P. M. D. Fernando, Minister, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
   
August 12, 1981 Ernest Corea, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
October 26, 1981 Arab. E. and P.
   
September 17, 1986 W. Susantha de Alwis, Appt.
November 21, 1986 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 23, 1992 Ananda W.P. Guruge, Appt.
November 18, 1992 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 31, 1995 Jayantha C.B. Dhanapala (Copies of Credentials)
March 20, 1995 Amb. E. and P. (WH Credentials)
   
October 9, 1997 Warnasena Rasaputram, Appt.
November 12, 1997 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 17, 2003 Devinda R. Subasinghe, Appt.
February 26, 2003 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 12, 2005 Bernard A.B. Goonetilleke, Appt.
May 26, 2005 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 21, 2008 Jaliya Chitran Wickramasuriya, Appt.
September 17, 2008 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 26, 2014 Prasad Kariyawasam, Appt.
July 14, 2014 Amb. E. and P.

 

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



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