Sri Lankan High Commissioner for the UK Doctor Chris Nonis has stated that the letter of resignation submitted by him was accepted.
Expressing his views to Hiru news team over the phone, he stated that on the 24th of September he was subjected to an assault in New York by the External Affairs Ministry Monitoring MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena.
He added that on the same day he met President Mahinda Rajapaksa in New York and handed over his letter of resignation.
Doctor Chris Nonis further said that his letter of resignation has been accepted yesterday.
Source : hirunews.lk
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