Action against Lankan diplomat
Apr 3, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
The Foreign Ministry has decided to initiate disciplinary action against a Sri Lankan diplomat who was working at the Sri Lankan embassy in Japan after he failed to meet a deadline to explain his recent conduct.
Foreign Ministry sources told Daily Mirror online that discussions are already underway on the disciplinary action to be taken against the diplomat, Tilak Attanayaka, while a final deadline is also likely to be issued to him before any action is taken.
The Foreign Ministry had issued a deadline of last Thursday and had warned that if the diplomat faild to be present on or before the said date then the Ministry will resort to taking serious action.
Tilak Attanayaka, who was holding the post as a Minister Consular in the Sri Lankan Embassy in Tokyo from mid 2007 till 2009, is alleged to have returned to Colombo with antique items from his landlord’s residence in Japan.