Sri Lankan Ambassador to Vienna Surprisingly Recalled

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: September 17, 2018; 11:07 ♦ Updated: September 18; 09:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

Sri Lanka's President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena has recalled his ambassador to Austria, Mrs. Priyanee Wijesekera. The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry has confirmed this, but has not given any official reason for the recall.

Ambassador Priyanee Wijesekera presenting credentials in 2016 / Picture: © UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Correction: In a first issue of this article we mistakenly claimed that all employees listed on the embassy website had been recalled to Sri Lanka. This is incorrect in that only some of the employees were recalled. We regret this mistake!

According to AFP news agency and several sub-continental media, Mrs. Priyanee Wijesekera, Sri Lanka's ambassador in Vienna,…