May 27, 2022

Nihal Fonseka appointed as CBSL Monetary Board member

The Parliamentary Council decided to concur with the recommendation to appoint Mr. Anthony Nihal Fonseka as a member of the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, The Secretary General of Parliament Mr. Dhammika Dassanayake said.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Parliamentary Council chaired by the Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena yesterday (26).

The Prime Minister - Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Fisheries - Douglas Devananda and the Opposition Member of Parliament - Kabir Hashim were also present at the meeting.

Meanwhile, Secretary General Dhammika Dasanayake said that the Council also recommended the re-appointments of Ms. Dharani Shirantha Wijayatilake, Mr. Jayanta M. Swaminathan, Mr. A. A. Mohamed Fathihu and Ms. Sellathamby Sumithra as members of the Office for Reparations.