Sumith Nakandala appointed as first Secretary General of BIMSTEC
Sumith Nakandala, Sri Lankan appointed as the first Secretary General of BIMSTEC.
Sumith Nakandala was appointed as the first Secretary General of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on 4 March 2014. Sumith Nakandala is a seasoned diplomat from Sri Lanka.
About Sumith Nakandala
• At present Nakandala is Colombo’s ambassador in Baghdad. Nakandala also served as secondary Secretary of Male in 2009.
• Nakandala was a Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai in 2001. He was a High Commissioner in Kathmandu in 2006.
• Nakandala was posted as First Secretary and later served as Counselor in New Delhi till 2000.
• He was served as Sri Lanka’s new Deputy High Commissioner in the United Kingdom in 2008.