Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Vietnam was established in 2003. In addition, Sri Lanka is also represented in the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) through its Honorary Consulate.

Embassy Staff

Diplomatic Officers of the Embassy:

Name & Designation Telephone Fax E-mail
H.E. Mr. Prasanna Gamage

Ambassador

(84-24) 37341894-6 (84-24) 37341897 slemb.hanoi@mfa.gov.lk
Mrs. Prasadi Boomawalage

Third Secretary (Commercial)

(84-24) 37341894-6 (84-24) 37341897 comsecsl.vietnam@gmail.com

 

Honorary Consulate of Sri Lanka in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC):

Name & Designation Telephone Fax E-mail
Mr. Kevin Perera

Honorary Consul

+84 985 164 800 slhonconsulhcmc@gmail.com

kevinperera@gmail.com

Profile of Mr. Prasanna Gamage, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Mr. Prasanna Gamge joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1998.

He has served in Sri Lanka High Commissions in Singapore and London and as Sri Lanka’s Director at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Kathmandu from July 2012 to September 2014. He was also the Consul General of Sri Lanka in Melbourne from October 2015 to April 2019 with jurisdiction over the Australian States of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Mr. Gamage has served in the Political Affairs of West, Protocol, Economic Affairs, Overseas Administration and South Asia and SAARC and Overseas Administration Divisions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. Before his appointment as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Viet Nam he served as the Director General of Policy Planning, Research and Human Resources Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka.

He has represented Sri Lanka at BIMSTEC, SAARC, NAM, UNGA and Commonwealth meetings. He is also a Fellow of the United Nations Fellowships of Disarmament and a Fellow of the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA.

Mr. Gamage holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

He is married to Dr. (Ms.) Vasantha Wickramanayake and they have a daughter and a son.

Former Ambassadors of Sri Lanka to Viet Nam

Name Period
1 H.E. Mr. M.M. Jaffeer 04/01/2003 – 30/06/2006
2 H.E. Mr. A.L. Rathnapala 25/07/2006 – 25/07/2009
3 H.E. Dr. K.G.I. Amarasinghe 10/10/2009 – 28/02/2015
4 H.E. Mrs. S.H.U Dissanayake 14/08/2015 – 28/02/2019

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Contact Details:

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Vietnam,
55B Tran Phu, Dien Ban, Ba Dinh, Ha Noi

Tel.: (84-24) 373 418 94-6

Fax: (84-24) 37341897

slemb.hanoi@mfa.gov.lk

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Last modified on 17/06/2020