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Saturday, March 07, 2015 - 5.30 GMT

Dr. Nonis appointed Presidential Advisor


President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed former Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Chris Nonis as the Presidential Advisor on international affairs.

Dr. Nonis studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School , University of London and also obtained a First Class Honours Degree from Imperial College , London. He spent his electives at Harvard Medical School Boston, USA and completed his postgraduate studies at Addenbrooke’s Cambridge, Brompton and Hammersmith, and obtained his M.R.C.P. (UK).

He was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) in 2008, and is the first Sri Lankan to hold this office in the RCS’ 140-year old history



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