Overseas Administration Division (OAD)

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Overseas Administration Division (OAD)

Head of Division:
Mr. Sarath Dissanayake
Senior Director General

The primary function of the Overseas Administration Division (OAD) is to facilitate the smooth functioning of all Sri Lanka Missions/Posts abroad by providing required resources including human resources, financial approvals, and guidance with regard to the day to day functions. Management of movable as well as immovable assets in Sri Lanka Missions abroad and supervision of day to day communications between the Ministry and its network of Missions around the world are also a part of the responsibilities of the Division.

Sri Lanka presently maintains 66 Resident Mission; consisting of 50 Embassies/High Commissions, 02 Permanent Missions to the United Nations, 01 Deputy High Commission, 01 Representative office, 11 Consulate General offices and 01 Consulate Office.

There are three sub divisions functioning under the Overseas Administration Division, namely; Travel Section, Information Technology Section, and the Security Mail Section.