Sri Lanka Overseas Service

The Sri Lanka Overseas Service (SLOS) which is most commonly referred to as the Sri Lanka Foreign Service is the foreign service of Sri Lanka. It is the body of career diplomats of Sri Lanka. The Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs is also the head of the foreign service. Members to the foreign service are selected every few years after an exam carried out by the Department of Examinations. The select recruits under go training at the Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute and the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration. Sri Lanka Overseas Service has three grades, such as:

* Grade I officers
* Grade II officers
* Grade III officers


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