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Handunkiri Kumarasinghe Mudiyanselage Sunil Jayarathne
Chairman, National Enterprise Development Authority (Promotion and development of Small & Medium Scale Enterprises , Government Agency
Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Former Additional Director General of Sri Lanka Customs - 37 Years’ experience
Former Head of National Trade Facilitation Committee Secretariat – (WTO TFA)
Accredited Expert Trainer/ Technical and Operational Adviser for WCO Time Release
Currently serving as DG, National Enterprise Development Authority (Promotion and development of Small & Medium Scale Enterprises).
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Area of Expertise:
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
I.National Coordinator of Sri Lanka Customs for WCO TRS. Conducted two TRS surveys successfully. First survey conducted within Sri Lanka Customs context in 2014. Comprehensive survey conducted with the participation of all key stakeholders in the Sri Lankan border context in 2018. Served as Chairman, Speedy Clearance of Import Container Monitoring Committee (ensuring expedited clearance of Full Container Loads (FCLs) in terms of TRS).
II. Head of NTFC Secretariat to Provide necessary assistance to the National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC)
III. Chairman of Customs Working Group on Implementation of TFA
Accordingly following activities were performed during past years. Reviewed and streamlined 6 Category ‘A’ Commitments (given below) as required by WTO - TFA Committee in Geneva
• Article 4.1 Right to Appeal or Review
• Article 5.2 DetentionArticle 6.3 Penalty Disciplines
• Article 7.2 Electronic Payment
• Article 7.8 Expedited Shipments
• Article 10.8 Rejected Goods
Implemented selected TFA articles notified as category ‘C’ in Sri Lanka
• Article 7.6 TRS
• Article 1.3 Enquiry Point
• Article 7.7 TF Measure Authorized Operators (AEO Pilot Project is being progressed)
Article 1.2 of WTO TFA (Provided necessary assistance to the Department of Commerce to implementing National Trade Information Portal)
IV. Chairman, Steering Committee for the Implementation of Authorized Economic Operator
V. Chairman of the Committee appointed by DG on implementation of Paperless Trade
VI. Chairman for Establishment of Inland Clearance Depot for Loose Container Loads (LCL) operations (Finalized the Standards of Procedures)
VII. Chairman of the Technical Committee on Installation of four ultramodern NII Scanners (Rapiscan)
VIII. Technical Committee Chairman, Electronic Tracking systems for Containers
IX. Official Media Spokesperson of the Sri Lanka Customs
Experience as a Resource Person
(i) Member of Sri Lanka Customs Resource persons panel for Customs Valuation, Trade Facilitation and WCO TRS
(ii) Served as a lecturer for the area of Master in Logistics jointly conducted by Post Graduate Institute of Management and CCES Canberra
International Exposure
Accredited as a WCO Technical and Operational Adviser in the field of Time Release Study in 2019 and two successful TRS workshops were conducted in Papua-Neu Guinea and Samoa both in the same year.
I was able to deal with many international organizations such as WCO, WTO, UN and donor agencies such as GIZ, World Bank, UNCTAD, ITC, Geneva, US – CLDP etc., while I was in the Customs service and serving in the NTFC in terms of WTO- TFA
Highest - Master of Customs Administration (MCA) jointly conducted by Postgraduate Institute (PIM) of Sri Lanka/University of Sri Jayewardenepura and CCES Canberra in 2011.
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Sinhala
    Sri Lanka
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