The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, Mr. Subinay Nandy, concluded his assignment in Sri Lanka on 14 January 2016, after a 4 year and 8 month term. On his last day in office, Mr. Nandy called on His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena for an exit meeting. President Sirisena noting key priorities of the Government, reiterated the need to work together in addressing such challenges. During the meeting, Mr. Nandy reaffirmed the commitment of the United Nations to the Government of Sri Lanka in continuing to progressively work together for the benefit of the Sri Lankan people.
In February, Mr. Nandy, will take up his new post as Head of Asia-Pacific Division of the Department of Political Affairs in UN New York Headquarters.