The Ambassador

Ambassador Srilanka

Mr. Periyasamy Pillai Selvaraj – Ambassador

Selvaraj Periyasamy Pillai, Ambassador for Sri Lanka to the State of Israel, joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1994.

Ambassador Selvaraj graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Jaffna, and thereafter received a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Colombo and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education Management from the National Institute of Education, Maharagama, Sri Lanka. He is an Alumnas of the Highlands College, Hatton and St. Joseph's College, Maskeliya.

He has held diplomatic assignments in the Sri Lankan Missions in Moscow, Geneva, Washington DC and Canberra. In his last assignment, he served as Acting High Commissioner for Sri Lanka to Australia in Canberra.

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he served as an Assistant Director in the Consular Division, Director in the West Division, Director in the Middle East Division, Director in the South Asia Division, and functioned as Deputy Chief of Protocol.

Prior to joining the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, he was a senior lecturer at the College of Education in Pattana, Sri Lanka.

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