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.