Presently, over 50 non-career diplomats appointed during the Rajapaksa regime have been recalled to which includes military officials, Rajapaksa henchmen, relatives of former Ministers as well as Rajapaksa ‘prince’ Yoshitha’s ex-girlfriend Yasara Abeynayake, Colombo Telegraph learns.
Among those who have been recalled are some 27 Heads of Missions to which includes Dr. Palitha Kohona who was appointed as the Permanent Representative to the UN in New York and Rear Admiral (Rtd) Wasantha Karannagoda who was serving as the Ambassador to Tokyo.
Meanwhile a total of 23 non-career, non-heads of Mission level officials have also been recalled to which includes former Media Center for National Security Director, Lakshman Hulugalla who was serving as the Deputy High Commisisoner in Canberra, CJ Rambukwella – daughter of former Minister Keheliya who was serving as the New York Second Secretary and Yasara who was serving as the Sydney Consul.
Following are the full lists of the diplomats who have been recalled:
Click here Recalled Heads of Mission and here Recalled Non-Heads of Mission Political Appoitnments