Oct 23, 2018

Female heads for BoC & People's Bank?

Two ladies are tipped to be appointed as the next chairpersons of the state owned Bank of Ceylon and the People's Bank, sources from the presidential secretariat say.

President Maithripala Sirisena has nominated Ms. Sujatha Perera and Ms. Damitha de Soyza to head the People's Bank and Bank of Ceylon respectively, sources say, adding that the recommendations have already been sent out to minister of Public Enterprise - Lakshman Kiriella.

Meanwhile, it is said that the UNP has informed the BoC chairman - Ronald Perera P.C. not to resign from his post.

According to reports, the Peoples' Bank Chairman - Hemasiri Fernando has tendered his resignation to minister Kiriella yesterday (22) and is to resign from his post as the president's Chief of Staff tomorrow.