Ambassador

H.E. Yasoja Gunasekera,  Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia and ASEAN

PROFILE 

 

Yasoja Gunasekera was appointed as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia on 01st July 2019 and presented credentials to H.E. President Joko Widodo on 07th August 2019.  She presented the Letter of Credence to H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of ASEAN accrediting her as Ambassador of Sri Lanka to ASEAN on 14th November 2019.

Ambassador Gunasekera is a career diplomat with 25 years of experience in the Ministry of Foreign Relations and Sri Lanka Missions overseas.  

Immediately prior to her assignment in Jakarta, she served in the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Sri Lanka as the Director-General of the South Asia Division. Prior to this, she served as High Commissioner in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Consul General in Guangzhou, China where she established the Sri Lanka Consulate General.  She has also served in Sri Lanka Missions in India and the USA. 

Ambassador Gunasekera has an LLB Hons degree in Law from Warwick University in the UK and a Masters Degree in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Monash University in Australia.