The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Turkey, Mohamed Rizvi Hassen is a Career Diplomat with a career spanning over 20 years in the Sri Lanka Foreign Service. He served in Sri Lankan Missions in Stockholm (2003-2006), Washington (2009-2011) and Kuala Lumpur (2012-2015). Ambassador is also accredited to Ukraine and Georgia as well.
Ambassador Hassen served in various capacities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka in Colombo including as the Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of Foreign Affairs of Presidential Secretariat, Director of Consular Division and Public Communication Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He is married to Husna Zamaniya Hassen and has one son, Tuan Raqeeb Zahid Hassen.