Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama appointed SL envoy to France

September 07, 2020

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo Prof.Kshanika Hiriburegama has been appointed Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to France.

She is also a member of the Viyathmaga movement which played a crucial role at the last Presidential election.

Hirimburegama will take over from current High Commissioner Asoka Girihagama.

Prof. Hirimburegama was the 17th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo. Prior to the appointment she was Head of the Department of Plant Sciences and a member of the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka.

She is a past pupil of Visakha Vidyalaya, University of Peradeniya, University of Colombo and UCLouvain in Belgium (UCLouvain - Université catholique de Louvain).

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