Consulate General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka , Melbourne (with Consular Jurisdiction over  Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania)

Profile of the Consul General Mr. W.G.S. Prasanna

W.G.S. Prasanna joined the Sri Lanka Foreign Service in 1998.

He has served in Sri Lanka High Commissions in Singapore and London previously. He was also Sri Lanka’s Director at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) from July 2012 to September 2014.

Mr. Prasanna has served in the Political Affairs of West, Protocol, Economic Affairs, Overseas Administration and South Asia and SAARC Divisions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was also the Acting Director General of Overseas Administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from June 2011 to July 2012.

Mr. Prasanna has represented Sri Lanka at BIMSTEC, SAARC, NAM, UNGA and Commonwealth meetings. He was also Fellow of the United Nations Fellowships of Disarmament and a Fellow of the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA.

Mr. Prasanna holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Officers of the Consulate General: 

NAME & DESIGNATION Telephone Fax                     E-MAIL
Mr. W.G.S. Prasanna
Consul General
(Sri Lanka Foreign Service)
0392904202 03 98674873 mail@slcgmel.org
Ms. Nilusha Dilmini
Consul
(Sri Lanka Foreign Service)
03 92904211 03 98674873 nilusha.dilmini@mfa.gov.lk

 

Contact us

Address : ( St kilda Towers) Suite 536, No 1 Queens Road,Melbourne VIC 3004. Australia
General phone : +61 3 9290 4200
Fax No: +61 3 9867 4873
Email:: mail@slcgmel.org
Website: www.slcgmel.org

Public Holidays for the Consulate General – 2017

Please note that the following Public Holidays will be observed by this Mission in the year 2017

Day and Month Holiday
02nd January 2017 (Monday) New Year’s Day (Additional Day)
26th January 2017 (Thursday) Australia Day
04th February 2017(Saturday) National Day
13th March 2017 (Monday) Labour Day
13th April 2017 (Thursday) Day prior to Sinhala &Tamil New Year
14th April 2017 (Friday) Good Friday/Sinhala Tami New Year Day
17th April 2017 (Monday) Easter Monday
25th April 2017 (Tuesday) ANZAC Day
10th May 2017 (Wednesday) Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
12th June 2017 (Monday) Queen’s Birthday
26th June 2017 (Monday) Id-UL-Fitr (Ramazan Festival)
29th Sep 2017 (Friday) Friday Before the AFL Grand Final
18th Oct 2017 (Wednesday) Deepavali Festival Day
7th Nov 2017 (Tuesday) Melbourne Cup Day
25th Dec 2017 (Monday) Christmas Day
26th Des 2017 (Tuesday) Boxing Day