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Former Sri Lankan envoy to India passes away

Last Updated: Monday, August 8, 2011 - 21:47

Colombo: Romesh Jayasinghe, a former Sri
Lankan High Commissioner to India, has passed away, the
country`s External Affairs Ministry said on Monday.

He was 56.
Jayasinghe, who was an advisor to President Mahinda
Rajapaksa, died of cancer.

He also served as the Secretary to the External Affairs
Ministry until March this year.

He was Sri Lanka`s High Commissioner to New Delhi from
2006 to 2009.


First Published: Monday, August 8, 2011 - 21:47
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