BASNAYAKE, SRINATH SINHA was born on April 11, 1934 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Ceylon Law College, Attomey-at-Law. Oxford University, Master of Arts, BCL. Spoken languages: Sinhala, English.
Director, General Legal Division, Office(s) of Legal Sen/, United Nations since 1991. Senior Legal Officer, General Legal Division, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations, New York. Senior Legal Officer, Legal Officer, International Trade Law Branch, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations, New York & Vienna.
Assistant Secretary-General, Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee(s), India.
International commercial law, administrative law of international organizations, conflict of laws. Classical motor cars. Sri Lankan history; Theravada Buddhism.