New Chairman appointed to People’s Bank



The Committee on High Posts has approved the appointment of Sujeewa Rajapaksa as the Chairman of the People’s Bank.

Assistant Secretary-General of Parliament Tikiri K. Jayathilake said the Committee on High Posts approved the appointments of two ministry secretaries and six chairpersons of state institutions recently (12).

Accordingly, the Committee approved the appointment of Yamuna Perera as the new secretary of the Ministry of Women, Child Affairs and Social Empowerment.

Approval was given to appoint R.M.W.S Samaradivakara as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Water Supply and Estate Infrastructure Development.

Furthermore, the appointments of Prof. S.R.D Rosa as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board, Ratnasiri Kalupahana as the Chairman of the State Engineering Corporation of Sri Lanka, Eng. A. Galketiya as the Chairman of the Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB), Mrs. Stella Marapana as the Chairperson of the Public Performance Board and Mr. Jayantha Wijeratne as the Chairman of the National Aquaculture Development Authority have been approved by the Committee on High Posts.

The Committee on High Posts met in Parliament recently (12) under the chairmanship of the Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and MPs John Senaviratne, Talatha Athukorala, Udaya Gammanpila, Dr. Sudarshanee Fernandopulle and Dharmalingam Siddharthan were present.


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