Dr Chris Nonis had informed the Foreign Ministry office about the incident of he been assaulted by Member of Parliament Sajin Vass Gunawardena. He add conveyed that he will continue his services at the British High Commission in UK only if Sajin Vass Gunawardena is adequately punished.
He had added that the Cabinet Media spokesman Minister of Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella had said that the letter was not received by them,despite this incident had been published in the media.
Initial – High Commissioner Dr Chris Nonis Resigns
Update 01 – President rejects resignation by Dr Chris Nonis
Update 02 – Keheliya says yes and then no on Dr Nonis
Update 03 – Would continue to work in the UK High commission only if Sajin Vass is punished
Update 04 – Letter of Resignation accepted – says Doctor Chris Nonis