D.L. Mendis appointed Exec Director
By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan
Ambassador Dayantha Laksiri Mendis has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies, by Foreign Minister and Chairman of the Board of institute, Professor G.L. Peiris. He assumed duties at the Institute’s premises in Colombo on Wednesday (15).
Sri Lankan Ambassador to Austria Dayantha Laksiri Mendis is a former Commonwealth Legal Expert to the Caribbean Community at Commonwealth Secretariat UK and a lecturer in Legislative Drafting and Statutory Interpretation at Sri Lanka Law College. Ambassador Mendis is a past pupil of S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia.
Members of the Board Suganthie Kadirgamar and Kosala Wickramanayake, Director General of the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute Ambassador Pamela Dean, Director of the institute Chathuka Senanayake and representatives of the Foreign Minister’s office were present on the occasion when Ambassador Mendis assumed duties.