The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin
Amb. Manori Unambuwe
Amb. Manori Unambuwe has been serving as Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the Federal Republic of Germany since the 20th August 2020.
Unambuwe received her Master’s degree in Business Administration at the Australian Institute of Business in 2017, as well as an IBM Selling Profession Certification.
In the private sector she worked in Sales and Marketing for Just in Time Group, as well as Deputy General Manager in Territory Sales at IBM World Trade Corporation. She was Regional Manager, EPM for Oracle, responsible for South Asian Region for Enterprise Performance Management Solutions. She acted as Head of Software Sales at IBM, Board Director at Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team. From 2018, Unambuwe acted as Country Sales Manager for SAP India Ltd., from 2019 as Director, Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka, the apex body for digital transformation of the Government of Sri Lanka.
She speaks English and German.
Sri Lanka and Germany have had solid cooperative relations for more than 60 years. Since early 2015, the diplomatic relations between the two countries have gained momentum. In May of 2015, the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Samaraweera came for several days on an official visit to Germany, where he met several German high-level officials.
In February 2016, the Sri Lankan President Sirisena also paid a visit to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Germany is active in Sri Lanka in many ways and is respected and valued as a reliable partner. Together with its EU partners and other Western countries, Germany closely follows the human rights’ situation and the development of the humanitarian condition in Sri Lanka.